Porky's Lunch Wagon Lunch Box

Porky's Lunch Wagon Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This metal dome lunch box was manufactured by Thermos in 1959. The front of the box depicts Porky Pig’s lunch wagon serving food to other Looney Toons characters like Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Speedy Gonzales, and Elmer Fudd. The bottom of the box shows Bugs Bunny’s opening his own Burgers and Malts shop and stealing an enraged Porky’s Looney Toon customers by undercutting his price from a dime to a nickel.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1959
maker
American Thermos Products Co.
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
plastic (part material)
Measurements
overall: 22.5 cm x 12.5 cm x 19 cm; 8 7/8 in x 4 15/16 in x 7 1/2 in
ID Number
2004.3009.26
nonaccession number
2004.3009
catalog number
2004.3009.26
Credit Line
Gift of Thermos L.L.C. (through T. H. Chang)
subject
School Personal Equipment
Television
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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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