Image: Delmonico paste work kitchen 1902

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Description: Photograph of the kitchen at Delmonico's, taken in 1902. Cooks are shown creating pièces montées from nougat and pate d'office (confectioner's paste) in the confectionery section of the kitchen. The "basket" at left is ornamented with the seal of the New York Chamber of Commerce, and may be intended for a dinner put on by that entity.
Title: Delmonico paste work kitchen 1902
Credit: Obtained from the University of California U.S. History Project, "The Marchand Collection," slide: UR-M-10. U.C. source: Museum of the City of New York, from John A. Kouwenhoven, Columbia Historical Portrait of New York, 1953, p. 448. The picture credit in that volume is "Byron Collection, Museum of City of New York." The Byron Company was a commercial photography studio in New York, the museum obtained the pictures for the "Byron Collection" in 1942 when the studio closed.
Author: Byron Company
Usage Terms: Public domain
License: Public domain
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