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Folded die-cut paper menu, elaborate flowers with glitter decorate the front cover, inside lists menu, back has the image of the Hotel Colson; H.W.P. Colson, Prop., and Harry H. Goodnow, Mgr. Menu features Bluepoints on Deep Shell; soups-consumme imperial, celery, green turtle, olives; fish-salmon a la Regence with Parisienne potatoes.....
menu, program, racism, Hotel Men's Mutual Benefit Association, Crawford House
May 27th, 1898. A single-fold 12" x 9" menu and programme for an annual meeting of the Hotel Men's Mutual Benefit Association. Stereotypical racist imagery of a banjo player and dancer on the front cover. The blatant racism persists on the Programme and Menu page within. Each menu course is.....
menus, food and wine
Blank Advertising Menu printed in red ink by Imp, Bataille-Paris. Features Art Nouveau woman in flowing gown holding flower and decorative flowers. B. Leon Croizet Grande Champagne and St. Meme Cognac. "The Cognac region in France is divided into six districts, with the Grande Champagne district being the most prestigious.....
Food and Wine, Military History
Ellis Island, NY: 1918. Single-fold menu. Illustrated title wraps. List of mess personnel including the Mess Officer, Sergeant, Steward, Office Sergeant, Kitchen Duty Sergeants, Mess Hall Corporals and Dietitians. Fare included Roast Turkey dinner with all of the fixings. Measures 5 1/2" x 7"
yale, menu, banquet, yale daily news
New Haven, CT: Yale, 1902. Menu sheets presenting the bill of fare and wines for the annual dinners of the society. Each of the menus is elaborately illustrated and includes at least one beautiful woman and in most instances elaborate architectural structuresThis was the quarter-centennial for the Yale Daily News.....
Menu, Historical Memorabilia, Berlin Conference, African Division
Hotel Brunswick: February 10,1884. A 4" x 5" heavy card menu. The front depict a watercolor caricature of a woman holding a "separation" banner on an applied die-cut card surrounded by pink silk fringe. The reverse is the menu printed in gold ink. The starter is "Sorbet a l'Africaine." The.....
1900. A single-fold 8" x 5 1/2" menu with cover illustrations with Art Nouveau influenced decoration and illustration of asailing vessel. The menu is for breakfast on the Steamer Plymouth. Comprehensive menu. Wine List on reverse.
menus, Fifth Avenue Hotel
A single-fold breakfast menu from the Fifth Avenue Hotel with an Engraving of the site for the hotel in 1852. Hitchcock, Darling & Co. c1890. The inside page is the Breakfast menu and includes Fish, Broiled, Fried, Stewed, Eggs, Cold Meats, Potatoes, Breads, etc (and that’s just for breakfast…) 8.....
Veteran Association of Hartford City, Menu, Social History, Historical Memorabilia
Four (4) different menus for the annual dinner of the association. Each menu with the first being January 8, 1868 includes the Officers, Music, Bill of Fare and Programme of the Evening. Each menu measures 8 3/4" x 6 1/4". Each with it's original envelope. Also includes an announcement for.....
Menu, Rebus, Made by Hand
1900. A 2 3/4" x3 1/4" ten page menu cut in the shape of a leaf with a ribbon tie 'binding'. The first page is a verse by Burns beginning with"some hae meat that caan' eat And some could eat that want it:..." A rebus on each page identifies the.....
Menu, Illustration Art, Cherubs
Paris: c1940s. A large format menu with elaborate illustration by E. Naudy on front cover depicts 20 winged chefs or kitchen staff preparing the fine fare to be presented to the guests. Captioned in french "Naudy has realized this composition can present the twenty cuisinievs you never see ... and.....
Menu, Long Island, Seafood
Huntington Station, LI, NY: c1930s. A comprehensive menu featuring 17 categories of fare. The specials are Scallops and Soft Shell Crabs in Season. The most expensive menu item is a Porterhouse for 2 at $3.00. Oysters and Clams were served 14 ways. Promotes first class service and no dogs allowed.....
Atlantic City, New Jersey Menu View Book
There are four items in this lot,including a c1900 Haddon Hall viewbook, a dinner menu from the Chalfonte hotel,and two c1910s illustrated card stockfolders, also from the Chalfonte. The Haddon Hall viewbook contains 24 pages,and 10 full page illustrations, most taken from photographs. Shown are the exterior of the hotel.....
Pacific Ocean: Empire Line, 1900. Handwritten on-board dinner menu on illustrated company stationary for the Empire Line's SS Pennsylvania, dated February 22, 1900. Offerings include over twenty dishes including Bouillon of Bass, Fricadell a la Neapolitan, Lemon Jelly, and Blanc Mange. Measures 8" by 5"; verso blank. The SS Pennsylvania.....
Martinet Champagne, Menu card
A 4 5/8" x 3 1/4" menu card for Martinet, 28 Avenue de L'Opera, Paris. A menu card for Lunch either Prix Fix or ala carte. The front depicts a caricature of a father flying out of his chair when he pulls the champagne cork with frightened children looking on.....
Food and Wine, Military History, Delmonico's
Delmonico's New York: 1905. Printed on 3 heavy stock cards bound with yellow and blue silk ribbons. The cover includes an engraved insigna for the United States Naval Academy Alumni Association of New York. The second page has an engraved white flag with graphics similar to those on the flag.....
Racism, Fraternal Organization, Menu, Social History, Confederacy
Waldorf Astoria, New York, NY: 14-Dec-04. A 12" x 9 1/2" linen french-fold menu cover with silk ribbon closure. The single fold deckled edge menu includes the Menu and Toasts on the verso and a stereotypical image an elderly African American women smoking a corncob pipe and of life on.....
menus, Tremont House
Single-fold menu with illustration of the exterior of the establishment and surrounding street scenes on front cover. The menu is for September 19, 1886 and features a wide array including various Soup, Fish, Cold, Entrees, Vegetables, Pastry and Dessert. Also includes a comprehensive wine list. Reverse is blank. Measures 5.....
Food and Wine, Diplomacy, Aviation
New York: 1943. 8pp. Illustrated wraps with crossed United States and Mexican flags. Held in place with red, white and blue tasseled string tie. The event was given by Thomas J. Watson at the Union Club. Includes a full page image from a photograph of the honoree. 4 pp of.....
menu, food and wine
Cut folded paper menu with cut spoon shaped 'special' plus receipt for meal at the restaurant. Menu written in English. The menu is shaped like a soup tureen and the attached spoon has one of the special written on it. Menu titles are Hors d'oeuvres, Soups, Fish, Eggs and Vegetables.....
menu, Moseley New Haven House
An 8" x 5" menu card for New Year Dinner on January 1, 1908. Fare includes Oyster Gumbo, Fried Westport Smelts, Mallard Duck and much more. Reverse is blank. Light wear and age toning. Seth Hamilton Moseley, was the successful hotel manager and owner of one of the finest hotels.....
menu, pilgrim society, great Britain, unites states, name cards, tiffany & co.
New York, NY: Tiffany & Co., 19-Jan-04. A menu for the dinner celebrating the officers of the 'Pilgrims of the United States', also known as simply the Pilgrim Society, which was a society founded to promote the good will and fellowship between the United States and Great Britain. Among its.....
menu, medical conference, international allegory, patriotism
Philadelphia: Bailey Banks & Biddle, A 4 page heavy stock with gilt fore edge menu with a red, white and blue grosgrain ribbon binding. The front cover is an illustration of Lady Liberty with the American shield and the Eagle atop the world. The stars below represent the states of.....
Menu, Travel and Tourism, Social History
New Castle, NH: 1910. An 8" x 5 3/4" menu card from the Hotel Wentworth, New Castle, NH. August 7, 1910. The menu side of the card has a gold embossed logo at top with gold border trim. Fare is extensive and includes Fresh Lobster a la Newburg, Broiled Sweetbreads.....