The Fifth Avenue Grill

Object Number: 
2007.6.55
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 5.1 x 5.1 x 0.6 cm (2 x 2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed with a peach background and gray printed text on the exterior of the matchcover; "The Fifth Avenue Grill" is printed on the front of the matchcover; "102 FIFTH AVENUE / NEW YORK CITY / 10011" is printed on the reverse above the striker; "212-206-6740" is printed on the saddle; "DIAMOND MATCH CO., NEW YORK, NY" is printed on the manumark; "CLOSE COVER . STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" is printed on the footer.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group