Automat Lunch Box

Automat Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This black wooden lunch box was made by Thermos in 1916. It has a hinged lid with two metal snaps and a leather handle. There are two silver, metal lunch trays mounted on hinged extenders inside.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1916
maker
American Thermos Bottle Company
Physical Description
wood (overall material)
leather (handle material)
metal (snaps material)
plastic (part material)
Measurements
overall: 28 cm x 10 cm x 15.5 cm; 11 in x 3 15/16 in x 6 1/8 in
ID Number
2004.3009.16.01
nonaccession number
2004.3009
catalog number
2004.3009.16.01
Credit Line
Gift of Thermos L.L.C. (through T. H. Chang)
subject
School Personal Equipment
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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