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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1893-02-22

GUSN

GUSN-309407

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 menu : color illustrations ; 7 1/4 x 6 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.06.04.023

Image Dimensions

7 1/4 x 6 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Martha Loomis, 30 August 1928.

Places

Back Bay (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)

Record Details

Originator

Loughead & Co. (Printer)
C.H. Greenleaf & Co. (Owner)

Material Type

menus

Other People

Washington, George, 1732-1799
Washington, Martha, 1732-1802
Ford, West, 1785?-1863
MacPherson, William, 1756-1813

Other Organizations

Society of the Cincinnati

Subjects

Commonwealth Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
Colonne Vendo^me (Paris, France)
Washington’s Birthday

Description Level

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