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United Nations Plaza Hotel

United Nations Plaza Hotel
Title
United Nations Plaza Hotel
Date 
ca. 1960-1980
Medium 
Cardboard, ink, and striker
Dimensions 
outer box: 2 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1/4 in. (5.7 x 3.8 x 0.6 cm) inner box: 2 1/4 x 1 3/8 x 3/8 in. (5.7 x 3.5 x 1 cm)
Description 
Cardboard matchbox with inner and outer box; this skillet type is printed on the outer box with silver background; printed on the front blue design emblem of text "UNITED / NATIONS / PLAZA HOTEL / One United Nations Plaza / 212-355-3400”; embossed on the Hyatt logo; printed on the rim "Managed by Hyatt International Corp."; printed on the manumark below the striker"R POCKETBOX DIAMOND MATCH DIV NEW YORK, NY”.
Credit Line 
Gift of Joshua Shapiro
Object Number 
2007.6.123 ab
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group