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Christmas, Crosby's Restaurant, 19 School Street, Boston, Mass.

EP001.06.03.011 (RS271739)

Description

There is an extensive dinner menu and a "cooked to order" menu which includes temperance drinks. An essay in the opening pages gives a history of the site by Alexander Corbett, Jr., a Boston journalist and Bostonian Society member. The Cromwell's Head Tavern was located on School Street and there is a reproduction of the tavern sign, done by Paul Revere, in the essay. A "Strangers" Directory" lists historic sites. A description of greater Boston is provided on the last page. Two children bring home a Christmas tree in the cover illustration. The seal for Crosby's Restaurant is on the lower right corner.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Physical Description
1 menu, 10 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 9 1/2 x 4 1/4 inches
Dimensions
9 1/2x 4 1/4(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
318623
Reference Code
EP001.06.03.011

Record details

Originator
F.M. Crosby and Co. (Publisher)
Descriptive Terms
Christmas
advertising
business (commercial function)
children (people by age group)
food
historic sites
holidays
restaurants
seals (artifacts)
signs (declatory or advertising artifacts)
taverns
Material Type
guidebooks
menus
Subjects
School Street (Boston, Mass.)
Temperance
Tourists
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

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