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Catalog Number 2002.034.012
Object Name Menu
Scope & Content Half-folded menu mailer for Victor Lim's Exotic Cantonese and American Food, located at 48 West Adams Avenue, dated January 1, 1953. The cover is printed with a red half-tone image of a Chinese woman peering over a hand-held fan, along with text including, "Charm of the Orient is Yours in Detroit. Dine with a Cocktail at Victor Lim's Exotic Cantonese and American Food." "Happy New Year," is printed along the top of the inside of the menu. The menu contains Chinese and American dishes, and a long selection of drinks including a list of "exotic" cocktails. A blank mailing label is printed on the back cover. "Dec. '52 with Dad," is handwritten on the cover in blue pen.
Date 1953
Extent of Description 8 1/2" x 11 1/2"
Collection Business/Stores/Retail
Search Terms Victor Lim's
Chinese
Restaurants