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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1910
1920s
maker
Ohio Art Company
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
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
2001.3087.02
nonaccession number
2001.3087
catalog number
2001.3087.02
subject
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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