Category Archives: #Menus

Imagine Christmas Day afloat – 60 years ago today!

Looking for a classic authentic and vintage Christmas menu from the past? Then you might like to consider this offering which was offered 60 years ago and comes from the Shaw Savill Lines Christmas Day menu. Their ocean liner SS … Continue reading

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Justice for all or just this for dessert?

Italian modernist artist, painter, sculptor, illustrator, and designer, Mario Sironi  was born 130 years ago on May 12th, 1885 in Sassari, on the island of Sardinia. After leaving Sardinia, Sironi spent his childhood in Rome and studied engineering at the … Continue reading

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Beware of the nightly Tengu

The Tengu – are Japanese mythological human sized, bird-like creatures who are alleged to be dangerous but not always ill-willed spirits of the wilderness, who fly mostly at night. There are two kinds of Tengu: Karasu-Tengu with a short thick bird’s … Continue reading

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For Party Animals Only

Here we have an example of cruise ship menu design. At each call to the dining room, whether it was breakfast, lunch, or dinner, each table had a welcoming menu which provided a variety of meal choices for each passenger. … Continue reading

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Let’s get to the Point

Point to Point is the name of the cover art for this vintage Cruising Menu. It is one of a series of seven racecourse-themed menus designed for the Orient Line by Douglas Annand of Sydney. Point to Point relates to … Continue reading

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