Picnic Basket Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This tin-plated steel lunch box was manufactured by the Ohio Art Company in the 1920s. The lunch box features a removable lid and two pinned metal handles, as well as images of children playing with a cat on the top and sides of the box.
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
Ohio Art Company
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
overall: 21 cm x 15 cm x 15 cm; 8 1/4 in x 5 7/8 in x 5 7/8 in
ID Number
nonaccession number
catalog number
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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