House of Savoy Royal Family residence, lunch menu, January 10, 1900

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Digital ID
men000515
Title
House of Savoy Royal Family residence, lunch menu, January 10, 1900
Alternative Title
Déjeûner du 10 janvier 1900
Restaurant or Site Name
Additional Information
Embossed gold House of Savoy coat of arms, crown and chain of office at top of menu.
Graphic Elements
Date Original
1900-01-10
Identified Organizations/Groups
Type of Restaurant or Site
Restaurant/Site Location
Type of Menu
Type of Cuisine
Original Language
Meal(s) Served
Country
Collection Subject (FAST)
Menus; Bill of fares; Menu design; Restaurant management -- Prices; Dinners and dining; Restaurants; Cooking; Food service; Eating; Social life and customs
Format
image/tiff
Original Medium
Paper
DC Type
Text
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Publisher
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Box Number
2
Folder Number
92
Digital Collection
Menus The Art of Dining

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Giancarlo Fochesato2012-08-10 @ 10:31 AM
This House of Savoy menu bears the House's coat-of-arms in the old version (quartered with the Saxony arms) instead of the more simple 'gueles, silver cross' that became of current use in the 19th century.
No. 767 and No. 768 also bear this style of the Savoy arms.
No. 763 was originally printed as a Dinner menu card -it has 'Diner du' embossed in gold near the coat-of-arms, but no date. It is, actually, a lunch menu, bearing 'Déjeuner du 10 janvier 1900' handwritten top below.

Interestingly enough, No. 767 is the dinner rather than lunch menu of exactly the same day; and so, the perfect match to No. 763.

January 1900 corresponds to the final phase of the kingdom of King Umberto I of Italy, who wasa killed by an anarchist on 29th July of that year. (See my remarks on menu No. 768.)

Giancarlo Fochesato
Verona, Italy
UNLV Library staff2012-08-10 @ 11:24 AM
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