Completed in 1929, the Hotel New Yorker boasted 2,500 rooms within its 43 stories and was, in that era, the tallest and most mechanized hotel in the world. It also had its own print shop that produced classic menus like this four-part series from 1942, the year after the attack on Pearl Harbor that brought America into the Second World War. In striking colors, these menu covers proudly declared that America "rallies its resources in times of need." Click through to see the other menu covers. They are reproduced as a collection of four on one poster or can be bought separately.
Courtesy Private Collection.
Each print is accompanied by a copy of the interior menu where available.
We make our prints with archival-quality 100% cotton fine art paper, using Canon Lucia Pro pigment inks. Properly framed or stored, our prints will last 70+ years without fading or discolouring.
All our prints up to A2 size are made in-house in the UK. For larger prints, we work with the best commercial giclée printers in the UK.