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FRANKIE and JOHNNIE'S Restaurant

Object Number: 
2008.47.59
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 1/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. (5.3 x 4 x 1 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with white exterior. Front cover with irregular area of blue with name of restaurant in white lettering and address alongside in blue lettering. Saddle with telephone number in blue lettering. Rear cover with irregularly shaped blue are with white lettering (see transcription in notes) and blue lettering alongside, AIR CONDITIONED. Plain interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group