Menu, gentlemen's ordinary, Girard House, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 8, 1856

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1856-09-08

GUSN

GUSN-308833

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Description

The menu has a wine list in addition to the food dishes. Girard House was designed and built by John McArthur, the architect of Philadelphia City Hall. The hotel was commandeered by the Union Army as a uniform factory and barracks in 1861.

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
hotels (public accommodations)
restaurants
food
menus

Physical Description

1 menu ; 7 3/4 x 5 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.06.01.011

Image Dimensions

7 3/4 x 5 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)

Record Details

Material Type

menus

Other People

McArthur, John, 1823-1890

Other Organizations

Presbury & Billings

Subjects

United States History Civil War, 1861-1865

Description Level

Item