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Red Sports Lunch Box

Red Sports Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This red, rectangular lunch pail is made of steel and has two handles which are attached to each side and pivot up and down. There are white and black illustrations of children playing various activities like football, baseball, roller skating and cycling. The pail was made by Deco Ware around 1931.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1931
maker
Decoware
Physical Description
steel (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 cm x 13 cm x 20 cm; 4 5/16 in x 5 1/8 in x 7 7/8 in
ID Number
2004.3056.01
nonaccession number
2004.3056
catalog number
2004.3056.01
Credit Line
Gift of Carole Wells
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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