Robin Hood Lunch Box

Description (Brief):

This metal lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1956. The lunch box features imagery based on classic fairytale, Robin Hood. The images on this lunchbox seem to be drawn from the 1938 film, The Adventures of Robin Hood that starred Errol Flynn in the titular role and was nominated for four Academy Awards, including best picture.

Date Made: 1956

Collected For Nmah: Smithsonian InstitutionMaker: AladdinAuthor: Woodall

Location: Currently not on view

General Subject Association: School Personal EquipmentSubject: Television


See more items in: Culture and the Arts: Entertainment, Popular Entertainment, Family & Social Life, Lunch Boxes


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Related Publication: Allen Woodall and Sean Brickell. Illustrated Encyclopedia of Metal Lunch Boxes

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1988.3160.60Catalog Number: 1988.3160.60Nonaccession Number: 1988.3160

Object Name: lunch box

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


Record Id: nmah_1054230

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