Cigarette Box

Description:

Plastic cigarette box with paper label reading “At Century of Progress / ‘Wings’ Cigarettes / Premium Package / 1934 / Phenolic Urea.” Wings was a brand of cigarettes launched in 1929. The Century of Progress was an international exhibition held in Chicago in 1933-1934. The theme was technological innovation, and the motto was “Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Adapts.”

Date Made: 1934

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Gift of J. Harry DuBois

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1983.0538.18Catalog Number: 1983.0538.18Accession Number: 1983.0538

Object Name: Cigarette Box

Measurements: overall: 2 5/8 in x 3 1/4 in x 5 3/4 in; 6.6675 cm x 8.255 cm x 14.605 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a0-e914-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_651

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