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Menu, gentlemen's ordinary, Girard House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 8, 1856

Description

The menu has a wine list in addition to the food dishes. Girard House was designed and built by John McArthur, the architect of Philadelphia City Hall. The hotel was commandeered by the Union Army as a uniform factory and barracks in 1861.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1856-09-08
Physical Description
1 menu ; 7 3/4 x 5 inches
Dimensions
7 3/4x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
308833
Reference Code
EP001.06.01.011

Record details

Other People
McArthur, John, 1823-1890
Other Organizations
Presbury & Billings
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
food
hotels (public accommodations)
restaurants
Material Type
menus
Subjects
United States History Civil War, 1861-1865
Places
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)

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