Al and Dick

Object Number: 
2008.47.49
Medium: 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions: 
Overall (closed): 2 3/16 x 2 1/16 x 1/4 in. (5.6 x 5.2 x 0.7 cm)
Description: 
21 "feature" stick matchbook with black exterior. Front cover with design of two men and name and address of restaurant in white. Saddle with white lettering THE MEETING PLACE / OF RADIO, STAGE AND SCREEN / CELEBRITIES. Rear cover with name, address and telephone number of restaurant. Black interior with white lettering NEW YORK'S BEST IN FOOD AND DRINKS / ALWAYS OPEN / BANQUET FACILITIES Script lettering reading Al and Dick in black scrolled across natural colored broad matchsticks.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group