Workman's Domed Lunch Box

Description (Brief)
This domed, aluminum lunch box has two metal snaps for a hinged lid and a collapsible black, plastic handle. There is a wire bail inside for a thermos bottle to fit into the domed lid. The exterior of the lunch box is silver, and is in the old-fashioned “workman” style.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1950s
Physical Description
aluminum (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 26 cm x 19 cm x 22 cm; 10 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 8 11/16 in
ID Number
2001.3087.09
nonaccession number
2001.3087
catalog number
2001.3087.09
subject
Family & Social Life
Lunch Boxes
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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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