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Sarah Bernhardt - Menu signé Sarah Bernhardt et Anthony Hope Hawkins - 1901

Sarah Bernhardt - Menu signé Sarah Bernhardt et Anthony Hope Hawkins - 1901

Rare menu signed Sarah Bernhardt and Anthony Hope Hawkins

Complimentary Luncheon to Madame Sarah Bernhardt (Menu)
2 July 1901

Cover illustrated in green depicting Sarah Bernhardt in
Aiglon on the right.

Interior text in green, 4 pages, 14x16.5cm.

On the cover: dated handwritten signature in pencil by Sarah Bernhardt “SarahBernhardt 1901,” and also the handwritten signature of the British novelist AnthonyHopeHawkins (1863-1933) “AnthonyHopeHawkins.”

This is the menu for a lunch organised in the honour of Sarah
Bernhardt who played the role of the Aiglon in England. Organized by the
New Vagabond Club at the Hotel Cecil on Tuesday, 2 July 1901. Three
toasts were raised by the President of the Club (Anthony Hope
Hawkins), the first of the King of England, the second to President
of the French, and the third to their guest, Sarah Bernhardt.

[Document excerpted from a handwritten album by Marian and Frank Furniss]. This menu has been laminated on the back cover, hence the
fragments of text missing visible in the last photo.

Object Ephemera
Number of Books 1
Subject Art, Theatre
Author/ Illustrator Sarah Bernhardt
Book Title Menu signé Sarah Bernhardt et Anthony Hope Hawkins
Condition Good
Publication year oldest item 1901
Edition 1st Edition
Language English
Original language Yes
Number of pages 4
Dimensions 14×16.5 cm
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