Invitation to a dinner given by the Penguin club for Charles D. Farrand
Farrand, Charles D.
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)
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1 print : etching ; 25 x 20 cm.
Print shows a jumble of people eating, dancing, fighting and carousing. Etched text within image reads: "Diner [sic] given by the Penguin to Charles D. Farrand at the 'Carlos', 25 W. 24 St. N.Y., July 7th 1917. Menu: relishes a la King Herold, soupe a la Panama pirates, salmon sauce a la hell, spagetti [sic], dream of the Orient, chicken a la pagan revel, salade a la sea, chease [sic] groteska, ice cream woodland mythe, demitasse spanish village, Farrand cockteil [sic], Penguin wine." Another snippet of text etched in the lower left corner reads "what fool mad [sic] this etching? Ask Farrand, he knows!"
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560