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Book, Double Page Spread With New York Skyline Illustration, Pp. 198-199, The Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930

This is a Book, double page spread with New York skyline illustration, pp. 198-199.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Smithsonian Libraries as part of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

It is dated 1930. Its medium is green, black and gold printed and illustrated paperboard binding with a gilt-lettered black cloth spine. It is a part of the Smithsonian Libraries department.

Conceived and compiled around 1930 by Harry Craddock, the popular bartender at Londons Savoy Hotel, as a souvenir for his American clientele,The Savoy Cocktail Book featured colorful drawings of the New York skyline as complements to the pages of sophisticated beverage recipes.

It is credited Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Library TX951 .C76 1930b. Gift of George R. Kravis II..

  • Book, The Savoy Cocktail Book, 1930
  • printed paperboard binding, gilt-lettered cloth spine.
  • Smithsonian Libraries, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Library, TX951.C76 1930.
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  • Cocktail Set, ca. 1928
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  • 45.2016.1a/h

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 9 × 33 × 24 cm (3 9/16 in. × 13 in. × 9 7/16 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s.

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