"Art Students at Paris" Thanksgiving dinner place card for Louis Eilshemius
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel)
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Item : 1 sheet : ill. ; 17 x 22 cm.
Date based on penciled note, lower left corner. Sheet features blank box in which Eilshemius' name is written in pen; surrounded by an illustration of two young men, presumably artists, pointing at chefs and waiters bearing platters of food. Surrounding text reads: Thanksgiving dinnner of ye Art Students at Paris, Restaurant Lepérouse [i.e. Lapérouse], 51 quai des Grands Augustins. This item served most likely either as a place card at the dinner table or perhaps as an invitation to the dinner.
"Art Students at Paris" Thanksgiving dinner place card for Louis Eilshemius, 1887?. William Schack papers, 1891-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560