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Various: pre-war - 8 Moore McCormack menus 1940-1962, 3 ships

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Moore McCormack Line – Eight menus from Moore McCormack covering twenty-two years and three different ships. 

The oldest are three for the S.S. BRAZIL from late in 1940.  Three years earlier the liner had been converted from Panama Pacific’s VIRGINIA with its Colonial Williamsburg-themed interiors into the Latin-vibe BRAZIL.  A Halloween luncheon menu dated October 31 thankfully avoids cutesy-spooky entrée names.  A Captain’s Dinner menu from November 9  offers up Pate de Foie Gras en Gelee, Clear Green Turtle Soup, Lobster Newburgh, Roast Tenderloin of Beef with Sauce Bearnaise, Salad Chiffoniere, and Baked Alaska.  A luncheon menu from November 10 carries the name American Republics Line on the cover, a sub-line run by MooreMac.    

Three menus are included for the URUGUAY (ex-CALIFORNIA).  A Dinner d ’Adieu menu dated September 4, 1950 reprises some of the same choices as offered on the BRAZIL a decade earlier, including Lobster Newburg, only spelled without an “h” and served with Cheese Sticks.  A September 24 luncheon menu comes in three languages – Portuguese, Spanish, and English.  Hamburger Steak Lyonnaise sounds so much better as “Carne Picada Lyonnaise”.  A little Captain’s Table menu from August 27, 1953, shows that eleven lucky passengers got to join Captain Albert Spaulding.  They dined on Chilled Watermelon, Cream of Chervil, Broiled Halibut with Paprika Butter, Guinea Squab, and Vacherin. 

From the ARGENTINA of 1958 comes two menus – Washington’s Birthday Dinner and Lincoln’s Birthday Dinner menus, both from 1962.  Of course the cutesy names are here.  Included are Mary Todd;s Chicken Soup, Roast Gettysburg Young Tom Turkey, Peach Ice Cup Richmond Style, and Bull Run Deep Dish Blueberry Pie.  While I find naming a dessert after a horrific battle distasteful, at least they didn’t include a “Ford’s Theatre Rum Cake” or “Our American Cousin Melon Balls”.  

Excellent condition.

$35.00
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