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"Art Students at Paris" Thanksgiving dinner place card for Louis Eilshemius

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Subject:
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel)
Type:
Printed Materials
Date:
1887?
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
Item : 1 sheet : ill. ; 17 x 22 cm.
Summary:
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Dinners and dining
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13784
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William Schack papers, 1891-1963
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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