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Cavanagh's

Object Number: 
2008.47.90
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 x 2 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 5.1 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with green exterior. Front cover with black and white cartoon of a man at table and black lettering (see notes for transcription). Telephone number printed on saddle in black. Name of restaurant scrolled on rear cover in black script above black and white monogram C and address in black lettering. Green interior with black lettering (see transcription in notes) and black matchsticks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group