Museum Open Monday

The New-York Historical Society Museum will be open Monday, December 22. For details, please visit our calendar.

Bar Lui

Bar Lui
Bar Lui
ca. 1960-1980
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
overall (closed): 4.8 x 3.8 x 3.2 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)
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
Object Number 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group