Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents Lunch Menu | Book or Pamphlet | Wisconsin Historical Society

Book or Pamphlet

Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents Lunch Menu

Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents Lunch Menu | Book or Pamphlet | Wisconsin Historical Society
Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed over each other in the upper left-hand corner, with the legend "At Your Service" underneath, and an embossed ice bucket holding two bottles of champagne in the lower right-hand corner. The excursion was sponsored by the National Association of General Passenger and Ticket Agents for members traveling via rail from Chicago, Illinois, to the association's semi-annual meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota.
DESCRIPTION
Lunch menu from the souvenir booklet of the Complimentary Excursion to General Passenger & Ticket Agents, with an embossed knife, fork, and spoon crossed over each other in the upper left-hand corner, with the legend "At Your Service" underneath, and an embossed ice bucket holding two bottles of champagne in the lower right-hand corner. The excursion was sponsored by the National Association of General Passenger and Ticket Agents for members traveling via rail from Chicago, Illinois, to the association's semi-annual meeting in St. Paul, Minnesota.
RECORD DETAILS
Image ID:100146
Creation Date:before September 1887
Creator Name:Unknown
City:Chicago
County:
State:Illinois
Collection Name:Complimentary excursion to the general passenger & ticket agents, 1887
Genre:Book or Pamphlet
Original Format Type:manuscript
Original Format Number:PH 109
Original Dimensions:8.5 x 7.5 inches
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
The front cover of the souvenir booklet has a lithographed three-quarter view of a railroad train on the tracks printed on a glossy, moiré-patterned card affixed to the cover with silken cords. "Baldwin & Gleason, N.Y." is printed beneath the image. The back cover of the souvenir booklet reads, "Compliments of The Chicago-Burlington & Quincy RR The St. Paul & Duluth RR The Northern Pacific RR The Wisconsin Central RR". Two golden ribbons are held in place by the four seals, stamped in red sealing wax, of the railroad companies.
SUBJECTS
Organizations
Tableware
Alcoholic beverages
Bottles
Food service
Ephemera
Dinners and dining
Souvenirs (Keepsakes)
Special days
Railroad passenger cars
Railroad trains

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