"American Presidential China", The Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2008.

My 9 December 2020 posts on this blog were:  Cara Hobday & Jo Denbury, “Food Secrets:  Styling Techniques of Professionals”; also, Christopher Styler, “Working the Plate: The Art of Food Presentation”.  This post today is on: “The American Presidential China” held by a collector. The “plates” of the presidential  tables in American history are important … Continue reading "American Presidential China", The Robert L. McNeil, Jr., Collection at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2008.

John Dorrance {Joseph Campbell Preserve Company}, "Preparing Fruit Products", 29 July 1913, US. Patent 1,068, 746.

Tomato, classified as fruit is the topic of this John Dorrance patent.  The Joseph Campbell Soup Company obtained this patent in 1913.  The design of the Campbell’s tomato soup can was an iconic image of 20th century American food. Continue reading John Dorrance {Joseph Campbell Preserve Company}, "Preparing Fruit Products", 29 July 1913, US. Patent 1,068, 746.