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Hammarlunds Antikvariat

Sankt Göransgatan 98
112 45 Stockholm
Sweden
+46-8650 70 02 / 073-775 93 29
johan@hammarlundbooks.com


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Price: EUR 120,00

[Royal Menu]

Diner du 6 Juin 1882.

Stock J. F. Meyers k. Hof-Stentryckeri. 31 x 22 cm. Colour lithograph.

Four tears in the margins (2 to 4 cm long), two of them into the image area. A break with a small loss in the lower part of the image. A crease across the menu. Corner folds and some smudging, for the most part in the margins.

A menu to one of King Oscar II and Queen Sophie´s silver wedding receptions in 1882, at the royal palace in Stockholm. The main courses included: Potage tortue à l` Indienne Connsommé à la Sevigne, Carne de saumon à la Godard, Escaloppes de gibier à la Perigord. There are several different desserts, for example Pouding à l´Ecossaise and Gelée de champagne. A wine list displays Chat, Duluc 1874, Chat. Lafite 1868, Champagne Crémant and more. The menu has Oscar and Sophies initials in a decorative pattern under a crown at the top. It was printed in 600 copies at a cost of 60 SEK, according to the menu collector Gösta Nordén.

Item No: 4208