Safe/Haven Update

Due to a private event, the exhibition Safe/Haven will be closed to visitors from 2–5 pm on Friday, May 14.

Nippon Club

Object Number: 
ca. 1960-1989
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
2 x 1 7/8 in (5 x 4.8 cm)
Purple cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "Nippon/Club/INC." in white on front; "BE SAFE CLOSE COVER BEFORE STRIKING" in white on footer; "145 WEST 57TH ST./NEW YORK, N.Y. 10019" in white on sleeve; "UNIVERSAL MATCH, NEW YORK" in white on manumark; "212/581-2223" in white on saddle; Japanese characters vertically aligned in white in the center, in white frame, on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group