New-York Historical is temporarily closed to help contain the spread of COVID-19. On August 14, we're opening Hope Wanted: New York City Under Quarantine, a free, outdoor exhibition in our rear courtyard. See more details on our Visit page.


Object Number: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Overall (closed): 2 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 5/16 in. (5.3 x 5.2 x 0.8 cm)
30 stick matchbook with green exterior. Front and back covers with name in orange script and address in black lettering with black and orange line art of roaring male lion. Telephone number on saddle in black. Bright orange interior with name in shite script. Natural colored matchsticks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group