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Catalog Number 1948.048.032
Object Name Menu
Scope & Content Menu for Thanksgiving dinner at the Hotel Normandie in 1891. The menu is bound in light blue crush embossed paper with a white ribbon and orange wax seal emblazoned with "HN, Detroit" affixed to the cover, and was printed by Winn and Hammond of Detroit. Six pages are contained within. "Thanks Giving 1891," is printed on the third on a green background. A menu is spread across the fourth and fifth pages, listing a variety of dishes ranging from the traditional like stuffed young turkey and sweet potatoes, to stuffed mallard with jelly and fresh lobster. The menu is decorated with small green illustrations of a turkey, a stylized fish, and ten cartoonish characters seated on a long bench eating. "Carr and Reeve" is printed on the last page above a green illustration of a bunch of flowers with their stems wrapped in a ribbon.
Date 1891
Extent of Description 5" x 6.625"
6 pages
Collection General History
Search Terms Hotel Normandie
Menus
Hotels
Thanksgiving