Menu for the 7th Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Menu for the 7th Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association

Menu for the 7th Annual Banquet of the Merchants Association | Print | Wisconsin Historical Society
Die cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with antlers, a framed three-quarter view of the exterior of the hotel set at an angle, and a three-quarter view of the facade of the 1884 addition on a curled "scrap" of paper, as well as background foliage and printer's ornamentation. The inside of the menu features the intertwined initials "M" and "A," from which is suspended on a decorative bar reading, "7th Annual Banquet"; a scene of servers attending to the crowded dining room; and a fringed satin banner imprinted with the dinner menu.
DESCRIPTION
Die cut elongated octagonal menu for the 7th annual banquet of the Merchants Association at The Plankinton. On the cover is an oval portrait of a deer with antlers, a framed three-quarter view of the exterior of the hotel set at an angle, and a three-quarter view of the facade of the 1884 addition on a curled "scrap" of paper, as well as background foliage and printer's ornamentation. The inside of the menu features the intertwined initials "M" and "A," from which is suspended on a decorative bar reading, "7th Annual Banquet"; a scene of servers attending to the crowded dining room; and a fringed satin banner imprinted with the dinner menu.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:101924
Creation Date:before June 05 1884
Creator Name:Milwaukee Lithographing & Engraving Co.
City:Milwaukee
County:Milwaukee
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Menu Collection, 1846-2017
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:manuscript
Original Format Number:PH 3481.1
Original Dimensions:4.75 x 7.125 inches
SUBJECTS
Deer
Commercial buildings
Facades
Plants
Chairs
Chandeliers
Food service
Ephemera
Banquets
Dinners and dining
Crowds
Flags
Hotels
Banners
Horse-drawn vehicles
Pedestrians
Waiters/Waitresses

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