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Hudson River Club

Object Number: 
2007.6.186
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions: 
outer box: 2 1/8 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (5.4 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm) inner box: 2 1/16 x 1 5/16 x 1/4 in. (5.2 x 3.3 x 0.6 cm)
Description: 
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box; this skillet type is printed on the outer box with crème background; printed on the front in green "HUSDON RIVER CLUB" below a design logo comprised of three circles within which are scenes; the scene printed on the left has the image of a sail boat on the waves; the central circle has the image of a farm with a sail boat in the background; the third circle has the image of three points from the Statue of Liberty's crown; "250 Vesey Street / 4 World Financial Center / Lobby Level / New York City, NY 10281" printed on the manumark "For Reservations / Banquet Information / 212-786-1500 / ULTIMATE / KING / CONCEPT”.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group