El Chapulin Colorado Lunch Box

Description (Brief):

This tin lunch box was manufactured by Aladdin Industries in 1979. The lunch box has a red and blue design depicting scenes from the television series, El Chapulin Colorado. El Chapulin Colorado (The Red Grasshopper) ran from 1972-1979 on the Mexican station Televisa. Originally created in Mexico, the show was popular in Latin America and the United Sates, and is credited as inspiring the character of Bumblebee Man from the Simpsons.

Date Made: 1979

Maker: Aladdin Industries

Location: Currently not on view

General Subject Association: School Personal EquipmentSubject: TelevisionGeneral Subject Association: Television


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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of D. Sean and Robin S. Brickell

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2001.3087.28Nonaccession Number: 2001.3087Catalog Number: 2001.3087.28

Object Name: lunch box

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-61b0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1196323

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