Museum Closure

The New-York Historical Society will be closed Tuesday, January 27 and will reopen Wednesday, January 28. For details, please visit our calendar.

El borracho

El borracho
El borracho
Title
El borracho
Medium 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions 
Overall (closed): 1 15/16 x 1 5/8 x 3/8 in. (4.9 x 4.1 x 0.9 cm)
Description 
20 stick matchbook with white exterior. Front cover with red image of lips and name and address in blue lettering. Saddle with telephone number in blue. Rear cover with blue lettering and three images of red lips (see transcription in notes).
Credit Line 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Object Number 
2008.47.104
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group