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Original Antique Food and Beverage Prints

Original vintage engravings, etchings, woodblock prints, etc. from mainly 19th-century sources

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MASSACHUSETS — SERVING THE VIANDS TO GENTLEMEN GUESTS, AT THE YOUNG LADIES' COOKING SCHOOL OF BOSTON
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MASSACHUSETS — SERVING THE VIANDS TO GENTLEMEN GUESTS, AT THE YOUNG LADIES' COOKING SCHOOL OF BOSTON

Original antique woodblock engraving with more recent hand-coloring

from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper

New York, April 3, 1880

Size = about 10.75 x 16.125 inches

typical age toning of paper, with horizontal center fold (as issued), fox mark left margin, text on opposite side

$50

OUR ARTIST'S DREAM OF THE CENTENNIAL RESTAURANTS
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OUR ARTIST'S DREAM OF THE CENTENNIAL RESTAURANTS

Original antique woodblock engraving (drawing by Walter F. Brown)

from Harper's Weekly

July 1, 1876

Size = about 15.875 x 10.25 inches

typical age toning of paper, with center fold (as issued), short tears at right edge of paper, text on opposite side

$35

THE RESTAURANTS OF NEW YORK CITY
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THE RESTAURANTS OF NEW YORK CITY

Original antique woodblock engraving

from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper

March 4, 1882

Size = about 10.75 x 16.125 inches

typical age toning of paper, paper loss lower left corner, short tear bottom margin, text on opposite side

$20

THE RESTAURANTS OF NEW YORK CITY
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NEW YORK CITY — CHEAP RESTAURANT LIFE ON THE BOWERY

Original antique woodblock engraving from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper

September 24, 1887

Size = about 10.75 x 16.125 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$20

THE CENTENNIAL — A TOUR THROUGH THE RESTAURANTS
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THE CENTENNIAL — A TOUR THROUGH THE RESTAURANTS

Original antique woodblock engraving

from Harper's Weekly

June 17, 1876

Size = about 10.75 x 15.5 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$20

THE CENTENNIAL — A TOUR THROUGH THE RESTAURANTS
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THE COCK TAVERN, FLEET STREET, LONDON

Original antique woodblock engraving

from Harper's Weekly

April 14, 1883

Size = about 15.5 X 10.75 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$20

BANQUET IN HONOR OF CYRUS W. FIELD, AT THE METROPOLITAN HOTEL
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BANQUET IN HONOR OF CYRUS W. FIELD, AT THE METROPOLITAN HOTEL

Original antique woodblock engraving

from Harper's Weekly

December 1, 1866

Size = about 15.5 X 10.75 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$20

THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
[International Cafés]
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THE PARIS INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
[International Cafés]

Original antique woodblock engraving

from The Illustrated London News

September 21, 1867

Size = about 10.75 x 15.5 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$20

THE INTERNATIONAL The Prinicpal Dining Saloon
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THE INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION
[The Prinicpal Dining Saloon]

Original antique woodblock engraving

from The Illustrated London News

June 28, 1862

Size = about 15.5 x 10.75 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$20

MARKET DAY
Painted by G. B. O'Neil
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MARKET DAY
Painted by G. B. O'Neil

Original antique woodblock engraving

from The Illustrated London News

May 1, 1856

Size = about 15.5 x 10.75 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$20

BANQUET TO MAJOR-GENERAL SIR FREDERICK ROBERTS
AT THE UNITED SERVICE CLUB
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BANQUET TO MAJOR-GENERAL SIR FREDERICK ROBERTS
AT THE UNITED SERVICE CLUB

Original antique woodblock engraving

from The Graphic

Dec. 4, 1880

Size = about 15.875 x 11.375 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$20

THE OLD RECEIPT
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THE OLD RECEIPT [Recipe]

Original antique woodblock engraving

circa 1888

Size = about 10 x 14 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side, horizontal crease

$15

THE CLIFF-DWELLERS
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THE CLIFF-DWELLERS
by Henry B. Fuller

Original antique woodblock engraving

from Harper's Weekly

circa 1893

Size = about 10.75 x 15.5 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$20

INTERIOR SKETCHES OF THE 'OLD CHESHIRE CHEESE,' FLEET STREET, LONDON
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INTERIOR SKETCHES OF THE 'OLD CHESHIRE CHEESE,' FLEET STREET, LONDON
drawn by Joseph Pennell

Original antique woodblock engraving

from Harper's Weekly

Nov. 12, 1887

Size = about 10.75 x 15.5 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$15

INTERIOR SKETCHES OF THE 'OLD CHESHIRE CHEESE,' FLEET STREET, LONDON
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CANE SUGAR CULTURE IN HAWAII

Original antique woodblock engraving with hand-coloring

from Harper's Weekly

Nov. 10, 1888

Size = about 10.75 x 15.5 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side, horizonal crease

$20

'TOTAL ABSTAINERS' MEETING IN SADLER'S WELLS THEATRE
drawn by George Cruikshank
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'TOTAL ABSTAINERS' MEETING IN SADLER'S WELLS THEATRE
drawn by George Cruikshank

Original antique woodblock engraving

circa 1854

Size = about 9 x 6.25 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$20

BANQUET GIVEN AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE BY SIR JOSEPH AND LADY PAXTON



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MARKET DAY
Painted by G. B. O'Neil 

Original antique woodblock engraving

from The Illustrated London News

May 1, 1856





Size = about 15.5 x 10.75 inches



typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side

$20
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BANQUET GIVEN AT THE CRYSTAL PALACE BY SIR JOSEPH AND LADY PAXTON

Original antique woodblock engraving

from The Illustrated London News

1860

Size = about 15.875 x 6.5 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, uneven trimming

$10

SUMMER NIGHT SCENES IN NEW YORK
drawn by W. T. Smedley
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SUMMER NIGHT SCENES IN NEW YORK
drawn by W. T. Smedley

Original antique woodblock engraving

from Harper's Weekly

Aug. 16, 1890

Size = about 23 x 16.5 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side, center fold (as issued), minor paper loss on center fold

$30

THE ROYAL ACADEMY BANQUET
drawn by H. Woods
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THE ROYAL ACADEMY BANQUET
drawn by H. Woods

Original antique woodblock engraving

from The Graphic

May 20, 1871

Size = about 22.75 x 15.875 inches

typical age toning of paper, edge/corner wear, text on opposite side, center fold (as issued), minor paper loss on center fold

$30

   

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