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Matchbook

Object Number: 
2009.52.31
Date: 
ca. 1941-1945
Medium: 
Cardboard and metal
Dimensions: 
Overall: 4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (10.2 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm)
Description: 
Red and white matchbook with image of Hitler holding the world, strike pad is Hitler's rear end; text: "MATCH 'EM-/BOND FOR BOMB/ Strike at/ the seat of/ trouble/ BUY WAR BONDS"; inside: matchsticks are bombs; text: "Tel. Lib 0122/ DINE & DANCE/ Rio/ Casino/ 76 Warrenton Street/ Boston, Mass./ STRIKE ON BACKSIDE"
Credit Line: 
Gift of Ivan C. and Marilynn Gelfman Karp
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group