The fine art of the vintage menu
Creative ways of listing food
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Lists of prepared foods known as menus have been tempting the palate for centuries. But it was in the 19th century that creating a menu truly became an art form, a card worthy not only of presenting descriptions of carefully prepared haute cuisine but of reflecting the skills and imagination of the artist too.
Click through and work up an appetite with these beautiful examples of vintage menus from years gone by.
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