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

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1916-09-16

GUSN

GUSN-310558

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

societies
wars
hotels (public accommodations)
food
ships
frigates
naval ships
medals
menus

Physical Description

1 menu : illustrations ; 9 1/4 x 8 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.06.14.012

Image Dimensions

9 1/4 x 8 (HxW)(inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Walter K. Watkins, March 20, 1934.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Material Type

menus

Other People

Johnson, Marshall
Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894

Other Organizations

Society of the War of 1812
Society of the War of 1812 in Massachusetts
A.W. Elson & Co.

Subjects

United States History War of 1812
Constitution (Frigate)
St. James Avenue (Boston, Mass.)
Dartmouth Street (Boston, Mass.)
Copley Square (Boston, Mass.)

Description Level

Item