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Caledonian Hotel, Inverness - Printed Menu Card with Manuscript Entries  January 31, 1924

Caledonian Hotel, Inverness - Printed Menu Card with Manuscript Entries January 31, 1924

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Caledonian Hotel, Inverness - Printed Menu Card with Manuscript Entries January 31, 1924

by Caledonian Hotel

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Inverness: Caledonian Hotel. Very Good-. 1924. Ephemera. Printed card menu with color image of a woman wearing hunting clothes on a white horse leaping a fence. Printed in blue at top "Caledonian Hotel, / Inverness" folowed by "Menu" printed in red. On rear panel "Wisdon of the People" with eleven bits of popular lore, e.g., "Any wind will suit a man who prefers to drift." Tiny closed tear at left edge, ink a bit faded, otherwise very good condition. Hand written entries read: "Hotch Potch // Halibut Hollandaise // Risoles of Chicken // Roast Beef // Pears Morielle // Croutes Blanc Mall. The Caledonian Hotel was built in 1780 as a meeting place for members of the St John's Masonic Lodge. It was known as The Mason's Hotel or the Mason Lodge Hotel until it was renamed the Caledonian Hotel in 1825. The building was enlarged in 1822 and 1882 and was renowned for its ballroom. At its height, its visitors included members of the British Royal family and other European nobility. The original hotel was demolished in 1966 and replaced by a new building of the same name. .

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Antiquarian Book Shop US (US)
Seller's Inventory #
44551
Title
Caledonian Hotel, Inverness - Printed Menu Card with Manuscript Entries January 31, 1924
Author
Caledonian Hotel
Format/Binding
Ephemera
Book Condition
Used - Very Good-
Quantity Available
1
Publisher
Caledonian Hotel
Place of Publication
Inverness
Date Published
1924
Size
5" X 7".
Weight
0.00 lbs
Keywords
Caledonian Hotel, Inverness Scotland, Scottish Highlands, Hotel Menu, 1920s, Vintage Menus, Fox hunting
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