"Jim Henson's Muppets" Lunchbox, 1979

Summary

Jim Henson's Muppets experienced their greatest fame on TV, with The Muppet Show (1976 to 1981). The show introduced millions to Henson's unique blend of humor and imagination. This lunchbox was the second produced in connection with the show. It focused on individual characters. Different versions included Kermit or Animal on one side, rather than Fozzie Bear, as on this lunchbox.

Jim Henson's Muppets experienced their greatest fame on TV, with The Muppet Show (1976 to 1981). The show introduced millions to Henson's unique blend of humor and imagination. This lunchbox was the second produced in connection with the show. It focused on individual characters. Different versions included Kermit or Animal on one side, rather than Fozzie Bear, as on this lunchbox.

Artifact

Lunchbox

Date Made

1979

Location

Not on exhibit to the public.

Object ID

2021.53.1.1

Material

Metal
Plastic

Color

Multicolored

Dimensions

Height: 7.375 in

Width: 8.75 in

Length: 4 in

Inscriptions

on front of lunchbox: Jim Henson's / MUPPETS on back of lunchbox: Fozzie / Bear TM on top of lunchbox: THERMOS(R) on bottom of lunchbox: Jim Henson's / MUPPETS / (C) Henson Associates, Inc. 1979 / THERMOS DIVISION / KING-SEELEY THERMOS CO.

"Jim Henson's Muppets" Thermos, 1979

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