Physical Details: Item : 1 sheet : ill. ; 17 x 22 cm.
Description: 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.
Forms part of: William Schack papers, 1891-1963
Rights Statement: U.S. public domain
Citation: "Art Students at Paris" Thanksgiving dinner place card for Louis Eilshemius, 1887?. William Schack papers, 1891-1963. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 13784
- Dinners and dining
- Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel)