Tom Corbett, Space Cadet Lunch Box

Tom Corbett, Space Cadet Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1954. As one of the earliest metal lunch boxes, it served as a template for future designs with large colorful images of licensed fictional characters. This box features images from Tom Corbett, Space Cadet, a television show that aired on all four major networks from 1950-1955. Tom Corbett, Space Cadet also appeared as a book series, comic strip, and radio program.
Location
Currently not on view
Date made
1954
1952
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 19 cm x 10 cm; 8 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
2001.3101.02.01
nonaccession number
2001.3101
catalog number
2001.3101.02.01
subject
Television
Television
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History