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Shepheard's at The Drake

Object Number: 
2008.47.164
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 1 7/8 x 2 1/16 x 3/8 in. (4.8 x 5.3 x 0.9 cm)
Description: 
30 stick matchbook with burgundy exterior. Front cover printed with gold and white crest of The Drake Hotel and address in white lettering. Saddle printed with phone number in white. Rear printed with gold devise of Egyptian Sphinx and white lettering SHEPHEARD'S / LIVE ENTERTAINMENT & DANCING NIGHTLY. Burgundy interior with list of Loews Hotels in printed in white. White matchsticks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group