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Souvenir menu of George Washington's birthday, Hotel Vendome, Boston, Mass., February 22, 1893

Description

An axe is part of the cover illustration. The menu offers such dishes as leg of mutton, broiled quail, fancy water-ices and Delmonico Punch. The menu is decorated with illustrations of Washington's sword and camp chest. The menu page verso has illustrations of the Associations of Mount Vernon. A portrait of Martha Washington is in the center surrounded by an image of Mt. Vernon, portraits of West Ford and William MacPherson and the eagle insignia of the Society of the Cincinnati.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1893-02-22
Physical Description
1 menu : color illustrations ; 7 1/4 x 6 inches
Dimensions
7 1/4x 6(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Martha Loomis, 30 August 1928.
GUSN
309407
Reference Code
EP001.06.04.023

Record details

Originator
C.H. Greenleaf & Co. (Owner)
Loughead & Co. (Printer)
Other People
Ford, West, 1785?-1863
MacPherson, William, 1756-1813
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Washington, Martha, 1732-1802
Other Organizations
Society of the Cincinnati
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
food
holidays
hotels (public accommodations)
presidents
restaurants
Material Type
menus
Subjects
Colonne Vendo^me (Paris, France)
Commonwealth Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
Washington’s Birthday
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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