Paul and Jimmy's

Object Number: 
2007.6.260
Date: 
ca. 1950-2000
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
2 x 2 in (5 x 4.8 cm)
Description: 
Brown cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; "Paul & Jimmy's" in white and brown outline above " 'A Basilica of Restaurants'/Italian cooking of a superlative kind/since 1950." in white on front; "Close Cover Before Striking" in white on footer; "54 Irving Place/(Near 17th St., N.Y.C.)" in white on sleeve; "LEE ADVT. AGENCY, N.Y.C. -- MADE IN CANADA" in white on manumark; "Telephone: 475-9540" in white on saddle; "PRIVATE DINING ROOM/AVAILABLE UPSTAIRS/FOR ALL OCCASIONS/FREE PARKING" in white on reverse.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group