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"Art Students at Paris" Thanksgiving dinner place card for Louis Eilshemius, 1887?

"Art Students at Paris" Thanksgiving dinner place card for Louis Eilshemius, 1887?

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

Date: 1887?

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.

Creator: Unidentified

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