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The Rockingham, Portsmouth NH (Circa) 1910
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The Rockingham, Portsmouth NH (Circa) 1910 The Rockingham, Portsmouth NH (Circa) 1910 The Rockingham, Portsmouth NH (Circa) 1910

The Rockingham, Portsmouth NH (Circa) 1910

£20.00

This menu illustration from the grand and historic Rockingham Hotel in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, is more than a hundred years old but looks as if it could have been drawn yesterday. Even the Lobsters R Good message seems modern – and who knew lobsters played golf?

The Rockingham was once owned by Frank Jones, a noted 19th century politician and successful businessman – he owned a brewery. Famed for its ornately decorated ceilings and elaborate wood paneling, the restaurant must have been a very pleasant place to dine.

The hotel was converted to condominiums in the 1970s but many of the early architectural features of the building survive.

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.