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(Menu) Restaurant Martin.

Manuscript menu on card stock with printed image of an 18th c. maiden serving three gentlemen (and offering her hand to one). France: Restaurant Martin, Nov. 2, 1901.

An elegant manuscript menu, with wines and liqueurs written in red ink (as well as cigars). Dinner began with Blue Point oysters, and continued with numerous courses, including sole Française in white wine, duck with fresh mushrooms, artichokes in Hollandaise sauce, etc. Signatures of attendees (with various 19th c. dates) in pencil to verso. Fine.

 

JULY 2019




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