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Independence Day menu, Hotel Vendome, Boston, Mass., July 4, 1900

Description

The dishes offered include boiled turkey, prime ribs, tapioca pudding and Punch Independence. Thomas Jefferson writes the Declaration of Independence in the cover illustration with the caption "Writing the greatest of all state papers."

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1900-07-04
Physical Description
1 menu : illustration ; 8 x 5 inches
Dimensions
8x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Martha Loomis, 30 August 1928.
GUSN
309332
Reference Code
EP001.06.04.010

Record details

Originator
Loughead & Co. (Printer)
Other People
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Descriptive Terms
Independence Day
advertising
business (commercial function)
food
holidays
hotels (public accommodations)
presidents
restaurants
Material Type
menus
Subjects
Commonwealth Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
United States History Revolution, 1775-1783
Places
Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Hotel Vendome (Boston, Mass.)

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