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Matchbook

Object Number: 
2010.16.31
Date: 
1940-1945
Medium: 
Paper and metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 3/4 in. (5.7 x 3.8 x 1.9 cm)
Description: 
Red, white, and blue World War II era figural matchbook, front flap: image of ball and torche with text "LIBERTY/ CAFE", backside: same insignia with text: "ALBUQUERQUE/ NEW MEXICO", decorative matchsticks depicting Statue of Liberty and text "LIBERTY CAFE", only back row remains intact.
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