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Peter's Backyard Restaurant

Object Number: 
2008.47.50
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 x 2 3/16 x 3/8 in. (5.1 x 5.5 x 1 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with photoprinted exterior. Background of entire exterior printed to simulate woodgrain. Front cover with black line art logo and name and address of restaurant. Saddle with black telephone symbol and telephone number of restaurant. Rear cover with black depiction of hearth and table with black lettering. Natural interior printed with black map and line art logo.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group