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Accession number 2002.60
Catalog Number 2002.60.12
Object Name Matchbook
Description Sitting Bull, Sioux chief, matchbook with biography. Copyright 1979, Ohio Match Company, Wadsworth, Ohio U.S.A. 44281.

The matchbook has the bust of Sitting Bull in feather headdress on the closing flap printed in brown, yellow, green, black and orange on a yellow background. He is labeled, "Sitting Bull" and "Sioux Chief". The text panel on the back has a brown buffalo in the top left corner and reads, "Born in 1831 at Grand River, South Dakota, Sitting Bull was the powerful chief of the Hunk-papa band of Sioux Indians. He became the most famed of the chiefs after his battle with Custer at Little Big Horn."

The flat matches have black fronts and backs with blue sulfur tips.
Date 1979
Dimensions W-2 L-2 inches
Collection Plastic & Composite Objects
Imagefile 008\20026012.JPG