Plastic Cup Set Used by Lindbergh Family While Camping, 1942-1957

Summary

Charles and Anne Lindbergh used this group of plastic cups when camping on their cross-country trips. The Lindbergh family traveled to 37 states and Ontario, Canada between 1942 and 1957 in a trailer supplied by Henry Ford.

Charles and Anne Lindbergh used this group of plastic cups when camping on their cross-country trips. The Lindbergh family traveled to 37 states and Ontario, Canada between 1942 and 1957 in a trailer supplied by Henry Ford.

Artifact

Plastic cups

Date Made

1942-1957

Subject Date

1942-1957

Creators

Unknown

Place of Creation

United States 

Driving America
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driving America

Object ID

57.72.25

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Charles A. Lindbergh

Material

Plastic (Organic material)

Technique

Blow molding

Color

Red
White (Color)
Blue

Dimensions

Height: 3.25 in

Diameter: 2.25 in

Inscriptions

Stamped into bottom: MADE IN U.S.A. / unidentified makers mark (M or script N with curved arrow?)

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