Unknown19th - 20th Centuries

National Railway Museum

National Railway Museum
Entroncamento, Portugal

It was common to see lunchboxes during the daily lives of train drivers, firemen or other railway workers, for the transport of food, groceries and other objects for personal use. They were made entirely of metal, because that is the only way that they could withstand the heat and dirt, whether from the locomotive or from the track.


  • Title: Lunchbox
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 19th - 20th Centuries
  • Location: Portugal
  • Physical Dimensions: Height 31 cm x Lenght 32 cm x Width 25 cm
  • Type: Quotidiano
  • Rights: Fundação Museu Nacional Ferroviário
  • Medium: Metal

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