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Merry Christmas, Christmas dinner menu, Hotel Vendome, Boston, Mass., December 25, 1896

EP001.06.04.034 (RS271860)

Description

The guests dined on such dishes as timbales of lobster a la Neptune, turkey breast, sweetbreads pique, mousse de foie gras, Medicis, Mongrel Goose, Lalla Rookh Punch and marshmallow ice cream. The Vendome Column is embossed in silver inside the menu. The hotel owner is C.H. Greenleaf & Co. The cover illustration has a colonial figure ringing a Christmas bell with a holly branch over it. A buff colored ribbon decorates the menu.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
1896-12-25
Physical Description
1 menu : color illustration ; 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches
Dimensions
7 3/4x 5 3/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Miss Martha Loomis, 30 August 1928.
GUSN
318616
Reference Code
EP001.06.04.034

Record details

Originator
C.H. Greenleaf & Co. (Owner)
Loughead & Co. (Printer)
Descriptive Terms
Christmas
advertising
business (commercial function)
food
holidays
hotels (public accommodations)
restaurants
Material Type
menus
Subjects
Colonne Vendo^me (Paris, France)
Commonwealth Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)
Places (Buildings)
Hotel Vendome (Boston, Mass.)

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