The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Lunch Box

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Lunch Box

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Description (Brief)
This tin lunch box was made by Thermos in 1966. It has a metal snap for a hinged lid and a collapsible black, plastic handle. The box has a yellow and red design with colorful action drawings from the television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E. on the lid, sides and back. The Man from U.N.C.L.E. ran from 1964-1968 on NBC, and focused on the espionage activities of two agents from the United Network Command for Law and Enforcement.
Object Name
lunch box
Date made
1966
maker
King Seeley Thermos
Physical Description
tin (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 23 cm x 19 cm x 10 cm; 9 1/16 in x 7 1/2 in x 3 15/16 in
ID Number
2001.3100.12.01
nonaccession number
2001.3100
catalog number
2001.3100.12.01
Credit Line
Gift of Allan Woodall, Jr.
subject
School Personal Equipment
Television
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Lunch Boxes
Family & Social Life
Exhibition
Taking America To Lunch
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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Comments

Hi - The artistic style looks like it was drawn by JACK DAVIS, a comic artist who was well known for his work in MAD Magazine and sports related illustrations. I have been unable to definitely attribute this to him based on initial web searches. Do you have any definite artist info? Thank You, Bruce

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