What's on the menu?...Vintage Food and Drink Menus 1926-1967Published on 01 May 2017
We have had fun putting together our latest ephemera list, this one comprised of vintage menus, most from restaurants in the United States, but British, Canadian, and Mexican restaurants are also included. A number of the menus represent Polynesian-themed restaurants, a mid-twentieth century vogue that, in some menu listings, conflated Chinese food with the South Pacific. Occasionally a menu's emphasis is directed toward offerings from the bar, while others are decidedly discrete: "Could we suggest a glass of wine before dinner?" The menus represent a 40 year span, feature great graphics, prices that make you wonder and drinks that make you thirsty...[...] Read more
20th Century Pictorial Maps - Old Imprints at the Miami International Map Fair, HistoryMiami 2017Published on 31 Jan. 2017
Oldimprints.com will be exhibiting at the Miami International Map Fair at HistoryMiami February 4-5, 2017. This year one of the map fair events, with oldimprints participating, consists of a panel focusing on the institutional, research, and private collecting approaches to the study of twentieth century pictorial maps. It is gratifying to see the growing interest in these colorful and frequently humorous maps, especially as their ephemeral nature often belies their significance as repositories of historical and social interest.
This pdf catalogue is a selection from our latest catalogue of 20th century pictorial maps. The complete catalogue may be viewed online at www.oldimprints.com
Thank you for your interest,
Elisabeth and Craig