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Booklet containing cocktail napkins

Object Number: 
2000.806a-i
Date: 
ca. 1952
Medium: 
Linen, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall (booklet): 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 1/4 in. (24.1 x 16.5 x 0.6 cm) each (napkin): 8 x 5 1/8 in. (20.3 x 13 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on the cover of the booklet: "Cheers/ fabres/ COCKTAIL SET/ EIGHT COCKTAIL NAPKINS/ HAND ROLLED ON PURE IRISH LINEN/ COPYRIGHT 1952 LEACOCK & CO., INC." printed: on napkin a: "Champagne" printed: on napkin b: "Sherry" printed: on napkin c: "Co
Description: 
Printed paper booklet entiled "Cheers" with an image of a man jumping out of a ice bucket; booklet contains 8 cocktail napkins each printed with a different image associated with a particular liquor; "champagne" with an image of a man jumping out of an ice bucket; "Sherry with a flamenco dancer and guitar player; "cordials" with a winged monk; "scotch" with a bagpiper ina kilt and a scotch terrier; "gin" with a man in a waistcoat and top hat with a bulldog; "rye" with an image of "Uncle Sam"; "vermouth" with a "Turkish" man and a guitar; "Rum" with a pirate.
Gallery Label: 
Oscar Fabres (1894-1959) was a Chilean artist and illustrator who lived in New York.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Oscar Fabres through the estate of Francine Salmon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group