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New Year's Eve 1908, menu, The Albany


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1908-12-31 to 1909-01-01


Note: Illustration of "Father Time" in cloak, holding a scythe, passing a plate with bubbles to a cherub who is blowing bubbles from a pipe. "1908" and "1909" appear on two of the bubbles. Full hourglass also shown. Short poem advertising the hotel at top of the menu Menu insert: Poems; Advertisements Restaurant: The Albany Location: Denver, Colorado, United States

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men001429. Bohn-Bettoni Menu Collection, 1854-1939. MS-00793. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.


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1908 <br> 1909 <br> <br> <br> “If you, dear Nineteen-Nine,” <br> Said kind old Father Time, <br> “Would blow your bubble full of mirth and pleasure, <br> Take this advice from me, <br> Seek oft The Albany, <br> Where you will find them both <br> In largest measure!” <br> <br> <br> Menu <br> <br> <br> OYSTERS AND CLAMS <br> Stewed or Fried, half doz., 25; doz., 45 <br> Cocktail, 30; Blue Points, 25-50; Cotuits, 25-50 <br> <br> <br> RELISHES <br> Ripe or Queen Olives, 15 <br> Celery, 25 <br> Caviar on Toast, 25 <br> Stuffed Olives, 25 <br> SARDINES, per box, 40; on Toast, 30 <br> Salted Almost, 20 <br> Dill Pickles, 10 <br> Gherkins, 15 <br> <br> <br> RAREBIT <br> Welsh Rarebit, 50 <br> Golden Buck, 55 <br> Yorkshire Buck, 65 <br> <br> <br> SANDWICHES <br> Ham, Swiss Cheese or Egg, 20 <br> Chicken, Smoked Ox Tongue, Tartare or Roast Beef, 25 <br> Club or Ham and Egg, 35 <br> Caviar or Sardine, 30 <br> <br> <br> COLD <br> Albany Dutch Lunch, (1) 50; (2) 75 <br> Chicken or Turkey, 50 <br> Roast Beef, 40 <br> Lobster, Chilli Sauce, 50 <br> Lamb Tongues, 35 <br> <br> <br> SALADS <br> Fresh Lobster Salad 75 <br> Head Lettuce with Egg, 35 <br> Combination Salad, 40 <br> Sliced Tomatoes with Lettuce, 35 <br> <br> <br> SPECIAL HOT DISHES AND GAME <br> Oyster Patties 50 <br> LOBSTER: Broiled, 75; $1.40 with Butter and Chilli Sauce <br> Lobster a la Newburg, $1.50 <br> DEVILED CRABS, (2) 50 <br> Imported Frankfurter, Potato Salad, 50 <br> CHICKEN HASH with Green Peppers, 75; a la King, $1.00 <br> GERMAN ASPARAGUS with Mayonnaise or Vinaigrette, 50 <br> <br> <br> ICES, PASTRY, FRUITS, CHEESE, COFFEES, ETC. <br> French Pastry, each 10 <br> Assorted Fancy Cakes, 25 <br> Pie, 10; Pie a la Mode, 15 <br> Frozen Nesselrode Pudding, 20 <br> Vanilla Ice Cream, 15 <br> Frozen Egg Nogg, 25 <br> Fruit in Season, with Cream 20 <br> CHEESE, Camembert (Elite) Imp., Pont l’Eveque, Maclaren's Club or Roquefort, 25 <br> <br> <br> DRINKS <br> Chocolate, pot 20; cup, 15; Whipped Cream, 10 <br> Coffee, cup, 10; pot for one, 15; pot for two, 25 <br> TEA; Ceylon, English Breakfast, Oolong or Uncolored Japan, pot for one, 15; Pot for two, 25 <br> Hot Tom and Jerry, 15 <br> <br> <br> <br> <br> Bohemia at The Albany Denver <br> New Year’s Eve, 1908 <br>