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Dr. Seuss Lunch Box

Dr. Seuss Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This steel lunch box was made by Aladdin Industries in 1970. The bottle has a metal snap for hinged lid and collapsible white plastic handle. The box is entitled “The World of Dr. Seuss.” It features artwork from a variety of Dr. Seuss books. The lid features an image from The Cat in the Hat, showing the cat juggling an umbrella, book, fish, and a tea cup, while Thing One and Thing Two prepare to trip the Cat, bringing everything crashing down.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1970
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
plastic (handle material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 19 cm x 9.5 cm; 8 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 3/4 in
ID Number
2003.3070.05.01
nonaccession number
2003.3070
catalog number
2003.3070.05.01
Credit Line
Gift of Aladdin Industries (through Lillian B. Jenkins)
subject
School Personal Equipment
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Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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