Pinky and the Brain Lunch Box

Pinky and the Brain Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This insulated soft fabric lunch box was made by Aladdin in 1996. It has two red fabric carrying handles and red closing zipper for lid. The box has a purple background with colorful dots, and cartoon images of Pinky and the Brain. Pinky and the Brain was an animated cartoon that was originally part of Animaniacs on The WB, and it ran from 1995-2001. Because of the fear of kids using metal lunch boxes as weapons, many lunch boxes during the 90’s were made of insulated fabric like this box.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1996
maker
Aladdin
Physical Description
fabric (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 21 cm x 24 cm x 10 cm; 8 1/4 in x 9 7/16 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
2003.3070.30.01
nonaccession number
2003.3070
catalog number
2003.3070.30.01
Credit Line
Gift of Aladdin Industries (through Lillian B. Jenkins)
subject
School Personal Equipment
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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