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The Park Lane Hotel

Object Number: 
2008.47.169
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 2 1/8 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 5.4 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with glossy white exterior. Front cover with name of hotel in red script lettering and address in smaller red letters. Telephone number printed on saddle in red. Rear cover with red depiction of hotel and small blurb (see transcription in notes). White interior with red lettering THE PARK ROOM / THE PARK LANE BAR.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group