Skip to content

Search Collections

Menu, General Society of the War of 1812, 11th biennial meeting, Copley-Plaza, Boston, Mass., September 16, 1916

Description

The members dined on such dishes as cream of mushroom soup, sea bass, filet of beef, frozen pudding and Punch 1812. A reproduction is included of the "U.S. frigate Constitution (Old Ironsides)" painted by Marshall Johnson, copyrighted 1896 by A.W. Elson & Company, Boston. The "Old Ironsides" poem by Oliver Wendell Holmes is printed in the item. A War of 1812 medal is on the menu cover.

You can find this within:

Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1916-09-16
Physical Description
1 menu : illustrations ; 9 1/4 x 8 inches
Dimensions
9 1/4x 8(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins, March 20, 1934.
GUSN
310558
Reference Code
EP001.06.14.012

Record details

Other People
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894
Johnson, Marshall
Other Organizations
A.W. Elson & Co.
Society of the War of 1812
Society of the War of 1812 in Massachusetts
Descriptive Terms
food
frigates
hotels (public accommodations)
medals
naval ships
ships
societies
wars
Material Type
menus
Subjects
Constitution (Frigate)
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
St. James Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
United States History War of 1812
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Places (Buildings)
Copley Plaza Hotel (Boston, Mass.)

Browse Collection

Use the links below to browse up and down the collection hierarchy from the current record.

Comments