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Bar Lui

Object Number: 
2007.6.139
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
overall (closed): 4.8 x 3.8 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)
Description: 
White cardboard matchbook printed in white, grey, blue and black; "BAR LUI", is printed on the front; "Close Cover Before Striking" is printed on the footer. "625 BROADWAY / 192 MERCER STREET / BETWEEN / BLEECKER AND / HOUSTON STREETS" is printed on the reverse above the striker; "473 8787" is printed on the saddle; Printed on the manumark is "MARYLAND MATCH CORP BALTO MD Made in Canada".
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group