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Pendarvis House Menu

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Menu of Cornish pasties and desserts offered by Pendarvis House, a group of restored stone houses built by Cornish settlers in Mineral Point. The cover of the menu has an illustration of a woman waving a cloth as she stands in the gateway of the stone house known as Trelawny, with a view of Pendarvis, the stone house next door. A small illustration of a streetlamp appears beneath the main image on the cover. The inside of the menu has an illustration of Trelawny and Pendarvis, as well as a third house, Polperro, along the same road. The insert for the Cornish pasty side of the menu features an illustration of a steaming-hot pasty.
DESCRIPTION
Menu of Cornish pasties and desserts offered by Pendarvis House, a group of restored stone houses built by Cornish settlers in Mineral Point. The cover of the menu has an illustration of a woman waving a cloth as she stands in the gateway of the stone house known as Trelawny, with a view of Pendarvis, the stone house next door. A small illustration of a streetlamp appears beneath the main image on the cover. The inside of the menu has an illustration of Trelawny and Pendarvis, as well as a third house, Polperro, along the same road. The insert for the Cornish pasty side of the menu features an illustration of a steaming-hot pasty.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:99817
Creation Date: 1935
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Mineral Point
County:Iowa
State:Wisconsin
Collection Name:Ephemera collection, circa 1850-circa 2000
Genre:Print
Original Format Type:manuscript
Original Format Number:PH 2724.7
Original Dimensions:6 x 8.75 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The street on which Pendarvis House is located is named Shake Rag Street, after the custom of women shaking a rag at the front of their houses to let their husbands, working in the lead mines, know that the mid-day meal was ready. The Pendarvis House restaurant operated from 1935 to 1970.
SUBJECTS
Chimneys
Doors
Facades
Stone buildings
Stone walls
Windows
Trees
Dresses
Architecture, Domestic
Ethnic architecture
Baked products
Food service
Sidewalks
Ephemera
Dinners and dining
Clothing and dress
Women
Restaurants

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