The Road Runner Lunch Box

Description (Brief):

This metal lunch box was made by Thermos in 1970. The lunch box features imagery based on the cartoon adventures of Wile E. Coyote and The Road Runner. These shorts were featured in a variety of Loony Tunes and Merrie Melodies cartoons, all centering on the Coyote trying to catch the Road Runner, often using a variety of products from the Acme Corporation.

Date Made: 1970

Collected For Nmah: Smithsonian InstitutionMaker: Thermos

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: School Personal Equipment, Television

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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.3160.50Catalog Number: 1988.3160.50Nonaccession Number: 1988.3160

Object Name: lunch box

Physical Description: metal (overall material)Measurements: overall: 7 1/4 in x 8 3/4 in x 4 in; 18.415 cm x 22.225 cm x 10.16 cm


Record Id: nmah_1054220

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