Cardboard Mock-ups For Ice Cream Cup And Spoons (USA), ca. 1937
Joseph Friedman’s best-known invention is the flexible straw, but the range of his inventive activities encompassed writing implements, improvements to engines, and household products, including these mock ups for ice cream cups with built-in spoons.
It is credited
Joseph B. Friedman Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, 2001.3031.
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Its dimensions are
H x W (mockup 1): 16.5 x 17.1 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.) mounted H x W (mockup 2): 16.5 x 17.1 cm (6 1/2 x 6 3/4 in.) mounted H x W (mockup 3): 15.9 x 18.4 cm (6 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.) mounted H x W (mockup 4): 17.1 x 15.2 cm (6 3/4 in. x 6 in.) mounted
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Tools: Extending Our Reach.