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Hamburg Heaven

Hamburg Heaven
Hamburg Heaven
Hamburg Heaven
Title
Hamburg Heaven
Medium 
Cardboard, striker, metal staple
Dimensions 
Overall (closed): 2 1/16 x 1 9/16 x 3/8 in. (5.3 x 4 x 0.9 cm)
Description 
15 "feature" stick matchbook. Pale pink front cover with black line illustration of cherub serving a hamburger and pale blue text, HAMBURG HEAVEN / HEAVENLY LOCATIONS. Pink saddle with pale blue text, PARTY AND / DELIVERY SERVICE. Pale blue rear cover with black and pink text (see transcription in notes). Pale blue interior with white text (see transcription in notes) and wide pink matchsticks.
Credit Line 
Gift of Lila A. Morris
Object Number 
2008.47.103
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group