Special Occasion Menus
Special Occasion Menus include Holidays such as Christmas, Easter, the American Independence Day (4th of July), Valentine's Day, and other remarkable occasions such as Anniversaries and Royal Romance commemoratives.
1905-07-04 SS Caledonia Independence Day Dinner Menu
Fourth of July Bill of Fare from the SS Caledonia of the Anchor Line featured Green Turtle Soup, Mutton Cutlets à la Deplomate and Pudding à la Republic, Sherry Sauce.
1908-07-04 SS Noordland Independence Day Dinner Menu
This rare fourth of July Bill of Fare from the SS Noordland of the American Line featured Broiled Chicken. Maryland Style and Petits Fillets Mignonne's. The complete lyrics of the Star Spangled Banner were printed on the bask side of the menu.
1922-02-28 RMS Cameronia Royal Romance Dinner Menu
Combination of a Bill of Fare and Souvenir of the Royal Wedding in this beautifully preserved dinner Bill of Fare from 28 February 1922. The Cameronia was on a Westbound Voyage from Liverpool that arrived in New York on 8 March 1922.
1927-02-14 RMS Transylvania Valentine's Day Dinner Menu
Large Format elaborate Saint Valentine's Day Dinner Bill of Fare from a 1927 Mediterranean Cruise on the RMS Transylvania of the Anchor Line. Featured Bill of Fare items included Prime Rib and Sirloin of Beef, Corned Ox Tongue, and Roast Gigot of Mutton.
1930-02-14 RMS Franconia Valentine's Day Dinner Menu
A very elegant Valentine's Day Dinner Bill of Fare prepared onboard the RMS Franconia of the Cunard Line featured Fillets of Sole, Boiled Salmon, Mousse de Volaille and Tournedos on this Thos. Cook & Son World Cruise in 1930.
1934-04-01 RMS Mauretania Easter Dinner Menu
Beautiful graphic cover provides an entryway to an exceptional and extensive Bill of Fare for this Au Revoir Easter Dinner onboard the Mauretania. Entrées included Fresh Turtle Steaks, Sirloin Steaks Chasseur and Roast Quarter of Lamb.
1934-07-04 SS Statendam Independence Day Dinner Menu
Vintage Independence Day Third Class Dinner Menu from Wednesday, 4 July 1934 on board the RMS Statendam of the Holland-America Line featured Stewed Codfish à la Rochambeau, Roast Aloyau of Beef à la Mount Vernon, and George Washington Cake for dessert.
1935-04-21 SS Manhattan Easter Dinner Menu
Elegant tassle string bound Easter Dinner Bill of Fare featured Boiled River Salmon, Sauce Colbert, Roast Stuffed Vermont Turkey and Legs and Saddle of Easter Lamb. Music Program included.
1937-07-18 SS New York Anniversary Dinner Menu
This Anniversary Dinner Bill of Fare celebrates the 90th Anniversary of the Founding of the Hamburg America Line (1847-1937). The Bill of Fare featured Eggs with Caviar, Boiled Turbot with Sauce Romain and Tournedos with Potato Croquettes. A Music Program is on the Back Cover.
1938-02-14 SS Reliance Valentine's Day Dinner Menu
Elegant and Ornate Dinner Bill of Fare for St. Valentine's Day on board the SS Reliance for Monday, 14 February 1938. The meal featured Fillet of Halibut, Tournedos, and Styrian Pheasant.
1950-12-24 SS De Grasse Christmas Eve Reveillon Dinner Menu
A Caribbean Cruise Christmas Eve Reveillon Bill of Fare from the French Line with an all French Bill of Fare Selection that included such dishes as La Cote de Bœuf au Currant Jelly and Le Jambon Fume de Parme.
1958-12-25 SS Maasdam Christmas Day Breakfast Menu Card
Vintage Christmas Day Breakfast Menu Card from Thursday, 25 December 1958, on Board the SS Maasdam of the Holland-America Line featured Spanish Omelet, Fried Fresh Fish with Lemon, and Dutch Rusks.