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Fourth of July menu, Hotel Vendome, Boston, Mass., July 4, 1901

Description

The menu has such items as Boiled Vermont Turkey, Rhode Island Duck, baked beans, Washington Pie and Punch Independence. The Declaration of Independence is printed inside the menu. The document is signed "John Hancock and fifty-five others." The menu is tied with a red, white and blue ribbon.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1901-07-04
Physical Description
1 menu : color illustration : 6 1/2 x 5 inches
Dimensions
6 1/2x 5(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Martha Loomis, 30 August 1928.
GUSN
309372
Reference Code
EP001.06.04.011

Record details

Originator
Bailey, Banks & Biddle Company (Philadelphia, Pa.) (Printer)
Other People
Hancock, John, 1737-1793
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826
Descriptive Terms
Independence Day
advertising
business (commercial function)
food
governors
holidays
hotels (public accommodations)
presidents
restaurants
statesmen
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)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Places (Buildings)
Hotel Vendome (Boston, Mass.)

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