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The Monk's Inn

Object Number: 
2008.47.139
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 4 x 1 cm)
Description: 
20 stick matchbook with glossy dark brown exterior. Front cover with name of htel in white block letters. Saddle with telephone number in white lettering. Rear cover with address of hotel in white lettering. Plain white interior with white matchsticks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group