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Title: Dinner menu, ROTTERDAM, May 1, 1973

Accession Number: 2002.101.56
Category: EPHEMERA
Type: menu
Maker: Holland-America Line
Date: before 1973-05-01
Materials: paper
Description: Steamship memorabilia, dinner menu, ROTTERDAM (built 1956-1958), May 1, 1973; color reproduction "Flora of the Ocean" by Cecile Dreesmann; inside features dinner menu; printed on back "Holland America Cruises" and "Mrs. Cecile Dreesmann, whose unique art form combines/ sculptural embroidery and precious stones, has depicted/ 'A Sailor's Dream' in four highly imaginative creations./ This cover reproduces 'Flora of the Ocean'./ Coral, in a delicate combination of various shades,/ becomes an integral part of this gold-embedded dream-/ ship./ In her work, Cecile Dreesmann also incorporates gold,/ diamonds, pearls and minerals. Collections of Dreesmann/ masterpieces have been exhibited at museums, galleries/ and jewellers in many countries. The artist herself has/ written several books, countless articles and has appeared/ frequently on T.V. She has lectured extensively and given/ hundreds of radio talks."; signature on back "M Paul[?]-".

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