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    Theodor Seuss Geisel The World of Dr. Seuss - Cat in the Hat Lunchbox Illustration Original Art (Aladdin Industries, 1970). Hand-drawn by Doctor Seuss himself, not by a mouse or a fox or an elf! It's a fun piece that's really cool... you may have taken it to school! From an embossed metal lid, on a lunchbox for a kid! The Cat in the Hat and Things 1 and 2, kept a sandwich just for you! Enough Seussisms, this is a true piece of Americana Art and Baby Boomer history. The "World of Dr. Seuss" embossed painted metal lunch box was a prized possession for many kids. It was created in ink with red highlights on illustration board. The image area measures 11.25" x 9.25". The artwork is dated 1969 at the top, and the lunchbox was released in 1970. The image was created in ink with red ink key lines on illustration board with an image area of 11.25" x 9.25". The text is on acetate and held on with tape. The cup at the top is an original art paste-up. There are two paste-up strips in the lower image area. The board's outside measurements are 20" x 13.5". Comes with the original hand-colored color guide on a vellum overlay. In Very Good condition.

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