Fish

Object Number: 
2007.6.144
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed in blue and white; all the text on the matchcover is printed in blue; "fish / Restaurant / Raw Bar / Retail / New York City", is printed on the front; "BE SAFE . KEEP COVER CLOSED" is printed on the footer. "Belon Malpeque / Blue Point / Nantucket / Bras D'or Olympia / Carraquet / Pearl Point / Cortez Island / Pemaquid / Cotuit Quilcene / Dabob Bay Royal Miyagi / Evening Cove Salt Aire / Fanny Bay Skookum / Golden Mantle Snow Creek / Golden Miyagi Wellfleet / Hama Hama Willapa Bay / Kumamoto" is printed on the reverse above the striker; "(212)727-2879" is printed on the saddle; Printed on the manumark is "Charles Rosenberg, Riverdale, NY".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group