"Lost in Space" Lunchbox and Thermos, 1967

Summary

Generations of children have proudly sported pictorial lunchboxes of their favorite television shows since they were first introduced in 1950. Lost in Space was a science fiction series from the late 1960s that centered on the Robinson family and an evil castaway. On their way to colonize Alpha Centauri, they were knocked off course, and crash-landed on an alien world.

Generations of children have proudly sported pictorial lunchboxes of their favorite television shows since they were first introduced in 1950. Lost in Space was a science fiction series from the late 1960s that centered on the Robinson family and an evil castaway. On their way to colonize Alpha Centauri, they were knocked off course, and crash-landed on an alien world.

Artifact

Lunchbox

Date Made

1967

Your Place In Time
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Your Place in Time

Object ID

99.12.7

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford.

Material

Metal
Plastic
Glass (Material)

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 7 in  (Lunchbox)

Width: 8.875 in  (Lunchbox)

Length: 4.5 in  (Lunchbox)

Height: 7.25 in  (Thermos)

Diameter: 3.125 in  (Thermos)

Inscriptions

on lunchbox: LOST IN SPACE / THERMOS

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