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Elephant Castle

Object Number: 
ca. 1960-1980
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in (3.8 x 4.8 cm)
Black cardboard matchbook with reverse striker; white drawing of elephant design printed on reverse overlapping to front; "CLOSE COVER STRIKE ON BACK" in white on footer; white interior printed with "ELEPHANT CASTLE/183 PRINCE STREET NYC 260-3600/ELEPHANT CASTLE/86 GREENWICH AVE, NYC CH3-1401" in black and "I LOVE OMELETTES" in white on black horizontal bar.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group