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

Date

1896-12-25

GUSN

GUSN-318616

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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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

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

Physical Description

1 menu : color illustration ; 7 3/4 x 5 3/4 inches

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Reference Code

EP001.06.04.034

Image Dimensions

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

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Martha Loomis, 30 August 1928.

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Philadelphia (Philadelphia county, Pennsylvania)

Record Details

Originator

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

Material Type

menus

Subjects

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

Description Level

Item