Bar tray

Object Number: 
2002.1.3563
Date: 
1900-1930
Medium: 
Metal
Dimensions: 
1 1/4 x 13 1/4 in. diameter
Description: 
A deep edged beer tray with a green and black rim marked in gold "Hampden/ Hampden Ale/ Hampden Lager/ Hampden Brewing Co./ Willimansett, Mass.", around a central black field printed with a portrait of a squint-eyed, buck- toothed, large eared, bald, skinny waiter in a tuxedo holding a tray with a glass of beer over the caption "Who Wants The Handsome Waiter?". Probably an offensive portrayal of an Irish server.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group