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The Park Lane Hotel

Object Number: 
2007.6.289
Date: 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium: 
Cardboard, ink, staple and striker
Dimensions: 
2 x 1 7/8 in (5 x 4.9 cm)
Description: 
Beige matchbook with reverse striker; "The/Park Lane/Hotel/36 CENTRAL PARK SOUTH, NEW YORK, N.Y. 10019" in brown with drawing of skyscraper and trees printed in green on front; "CLOSE COVER STRIKE MATCH ON BACK" in brown on footer; "DIAMOND MATCH DIV NEW YORK, N.Y." in brown on manumark; "(212) 371-4000" in brown on saddle; "The height of luxury/in New York City/soars 46 stories/over Central Park." in brown on reverse; "THE PARK ROOM/THE PARK LANE BAR" in brown on white interior.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group