The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This metal lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1956. The lunch box features imagery from the Western show The Adventures of Wild Bill Hickok, which aired from 1951-1958 on both television and the radio. Bill Hickok was portrayed by Guy Madison, and was accompanied by his comedic sidekick Jingles, played by Andy Devine
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1956
collected for nmah
Smithsonian Institution
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 8 1/4 in x 8 in x 4 in; 20.955 cm x 20.32 cm x 10.16 cm
ID Number
1988.3160.47
nonaccession number
1988.3160
catalog number
1988.3160.47
subject
Lunch Boxes
Popular Entertainment
Television
Family & Social Life
Television
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Culture and the Arts: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
depicted
Allen Woodall and Sean Brickell. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes

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