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[Interior view of large, spacious kitchen with cooks preparing a meal]

[Interior view of large, spacious kitchen with cooks preparing a meal]

Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Opera di m. Bartolomeo Scappi. Con il discorso funerale che fu fatto nelle essequie di papa Paulo III. [Venetia : M. Tramezzino, 1574?]. Published in: The tradition of... More

Two cooks, 18th century, Bow porcelain factory

Two cooks, 18th century, Bow porcelain factory

Bow Porcelain Factory (British, 1744–1776)

The state cooks making peace-porridge, British Cartoon Print

The state cooks making peace-porridge, British Cartoon Print

Print shows several British ministers, Keppel, Fox, Richmond, Conway, and others, preparing a porridge of peace to offer Holland, France, and Spain, and separately to a Native wearing a feathered headdress and ... More

The National Assembly revivified, Thomas Rowlandson, James Gillray

The National Assembly revivified, Thomas Rowlandson, James Gillray

Designed in two compartments [with The National Assembly Petrified], one above the other, the figures in both being three quarter length. Here, a group of ruffians listen with delight to a cook (left) who takes... More

The National Assembly revivified, James Gillray

The National Assembly revivified, James Gillray

Designed in two compartments [with The National Assembly Petrified], one above the other, the figures in both being three quarter length. Here, a group of ruffians listen with delight to a cook (left) who takes... More

The National Assembly revivified, James Gillray

The National Assembly revivified, James Gillray

Designed in two compartments [with The National Assembly Petrified], one above the other, the figures in both being three quarter length. Here, a group of ruffians listen with delight to a cook (left) who takes... More

Dumourier dining in State at St. James's on the 15 May, 1793

Dumourier dining in State at St. James's on the 15 May, 1793

Dumouriez (right) sits in a gothic chair (reminiscent of the Coronation chair), at the royal dinner-table. Three cooks advance towards him, wearing bonnets-rouges with tricolour cockades, aprons, and over-sleev... More

Dumourier dining in State at St. James's on the 15 May, 1793

Dumourier dining in State at St. James's on the 15 May, 1793

Dumouriez (right) sits in a gothic chair (reminiscent of the Coronation chair), at the royal dinner-table. Three cooks advance towards him, wearing bonnets-rouges with tricolour cockades, aprons, and over-sleev... More

Dinners drest in the neatest manner, Thomas Rowlandson

Dinners drest in the neatest manner, Thomas Rowlandson

The preparations of the cook in question are not calculated to increase the appetite of the observant epicure ; the chef is hideous, old, rheumy, slovenly, and diseased ; he is kneading the paste with his objec... More

Mock turtle ; Puff paste, Thomas Rowlandson

Mock turtle ; Puff paste, Thomas Rowlandson

Mock Turtle, the print on top, pictures a pair of elderly suitors cooing over a bowl of mock turtle soup ; a pair of real turtledoves, perched on a branch, are introduced to carry out the allusion. In Puff Past... More

Mock turtle ; Puff paste, Thomas Rowlandson

Mock turtle ; Puff paste, Thomas Rowlandson

Mock Turtle, the print on top, pictures a pair of elderly suitors cooing over a bowl of mock turtle soup ; a pair of real turtledoves, perched on a branch, are introduced to carry out the allusion. In Puff Past... More

Lord Mayor's day. Bringing the Baron of Beef into Guildhall

Lord Mayor's day. Bringing the Baron of Beef into Guildhall

Several male kitchen servants carry beef on a litter and into a banquet hall. The two head cooks supervise the proceedings. Several men in offical dress watch. Inscribed below image: Mr. Young Husband the chi... More

George W. Shaw, Camden, S.C., autograph note signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 4 October 1856

George W. Shaw, Camden, S.C., autograph note signed to Ziba B. Oakes, ...

Asks about cook offered for sale. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

George W. Shaw, Camden, S.C., autograph note signed to Ziba B. Oakes, 4 October 1856

George W. Shaw, Camden, S.C., autograph note signed to Ziba B. Oakes, ...

Asks about cook offered for sale. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Winslow Homer - Campaign sketches. Our jolly cook / Homer del.

Winslow Homer - Campaign sketches. Our jolly cook / Homer del.

Print shows an African American cook for an Army of the Potomac corps dancing by a fire as soldiers watch at an encampment. Title from item. Purchase; William Reese Company; 2013; (DLC/PP-2013:089.03).

Cooking class, New Bedford Massachusetts

Cooking class, New Bedford Massachusetts

Scene shows eighteen women who are members of a cooking class. There are all wearing white outfits and hats. Courtesy of New Bedford Free Public Library

The Irish declaration of independence that we are all familiar with / F. Opper.

The Irish declaration of independence that we are all familiar with / ...

Illustration shows a scene in a kitchen with a petite woman imploring her muscular Irish cook to continue in her duties; the cook shakes her fist in defiance. Title from item. Illus. from Puck, v. 13, no. 322, ... More

"Too many cooks spoil the broth" / F. Opper.

"Too many cooks spoil the broth" / F. Opper.

Illustration shows three cooks, one holding a large spoon labeled "Assembly Committee" and gesturing to the others to stop; the second is holding a bowl labeled "Special Grand Jury" from which he drops a handfu... More

Cadbury's almanack for 2,000 years - a literary & useful curiosity

Cadbury's almanack for 2,000 years - a literary & useful curiosity

Print shows a young boy dressed as a chef carrying a tray on which are a steaming ewer and cup of "cocoa essence"; also shows various graphics around the central motif and states that it is "Registered". This i... More

Gruppeportrett, Grand Hotel, kjøkkenpersonale.

Gruppeportrett, Grand Hotel, kjøkkenpersonale.

Gruppeportrett, Grand Hotel, kjøkkenpersonale.

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Portrett, mann i kokkeklær, sjømannsuniform(?)

Harper's weekly, Christmas

Harper's weekly, Christmas

A man holds a platter holding a Christmas pudding. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

Harper's weekly, Christmas

Harper's weekly, Christmas

A man holds a platter holding a Christmas pudding. Courtesy of Boston Public Library

U.S.S. Maine, berth deck cooks, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit Publishing Company.

U.S.S. Maine, berth deck cooks, US Navy. Dry Plate Negative by Detroit...

Attribution to Hart based on negatives with similar numbers. "435" on negative. Detroit Publishing Co. no. 021074. Gift; State Historical Society of Colorado; 1949.

The Bachelor of Arts for Xmas '96

The Bachelor of Arts for Xmas '96

Poster shows an illustration of a male chef holding a pig's head on a platter. Title from item. Signed: Hy. S. Watson '96. Forms part of the Artist poster filing series (Library of Congress) Promotional goal: U... More

Chola cook - Frank G. Carpenter collection

Chola cook - Frank G. Carpenter collection

Title from item. Copyright by Carpenter's World Travels. Forms part of: Frank and Frances Carpenter Collection (Library of Congress).

I did nothing but call on chefs

I did nothing but call on chefs

(DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "Hardships of a Reptiler" by Benjamin Wood, Century, 59:512 (April 1900).

There is a tradition-- that cooks resent innovations in the kitchen

There is a tradition-- that cooks resent innovations in the kitchen

Variant title on verso: There is a tradition among mistresses. (DLC/PP-1935:0022). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published in: "The Future of Cooking and Eating" by Henr... More

"Here they are! Red hot! Red hot! Red hot!" / L.M. Glackens.

"Here they are! Red hot! Red hot! Red hot!" / L.M. Glackens.

Illustration shows President Wilson as a chef roasting hot dogs labeled "Congress" on a grill labeled "Washington in Summer" at a beach, with bathing house and lighthouse in the background. Title from item. Ill... More

Two cooks of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, Flanders

Two cooks of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, Flanders

The two women cooks in this image are members of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY)...Through showing that they could easily do the same work as men, women strengthened their case for having the franchise ex... More

Women cooks at the Front, during World War I

Women cooks at the Front, during World War I

Six flues from a group of Agas, which are arranged in a square in the middle of a wooden shed. On top of the Agas are big square metal tins with food piled over the edge of the dishes. The women all have implem... More

Women cooks at Rouen, France. 6-3-1917

Women cooks at Rouen, France. 6-3-1917

British Photographs of World War I

Portuguese cooks

Portuguese cooks

The photograph is dominated by a kitchen unit on carriage wheels. Although this piece of equipment looks more like an engine it is in fact comprised of different types of ovens, grills and 'bain maries'. The do... More

Cooks aboard U.S. ship at Queenstown, Ireland

Cooks aboard U.S. ship at Queenstown, Ireland

British Photographs of World War I

Cooks at work, Flanders

Cooks at work, Flanders

With their mobile field kitchen parked behind them, this image shows two army cooks preparing a meal for the troops. The cook on his knees appears to be chopping up some meat. The ground conditions in this imag... More

Cooks of the Newfoundland Regiment at the cookers

Cooks of the Newfoundland Regiment at the cookers

The cooker has been parked in the corner of a yard, which has low outhouses in it. The sinuous roof tiles and bricks can be seen in the background along with the right-angled gap between the buildings. The cook... More

Cooks of the K.O.Y.L.I. preparing a meal for the men in the trenches

Cooks of the K.O.Y.L.I. preparing a meal for the men in the trenches

Two members of the K.O.Y.L.I. preparing a meal, near Wieltje, Belgium, during World War I. This image shows two men preparing food on a makeshift table. They are standing outside, in front of a ruined building ... More

Cooks at U.S. Navel club at work

Cooks at U.S. Navel club at work

British Photographs of World War I

Cooks at work near the front line, Flanders

Cooks at work near the front line, Flanders

Three army cooks preparing a meal at an open-air kitchen, during World War I. This image shows some army cooks preparing a meal at an open-air kitchen. With a latrine located directly behind the cooking pots, t... More

W.A.A.C. cooks in France watching a British soldier doing a juggling turn with plates

W.A.A.C. cooks in France watching a British soldier doing a juggling t...

W.A.A.C. members watching a juggler, France, during World War I. The people in this image are standing in a tight, cosy circle, although the women are standing to the right and the gents to the left. They are f... More

Cooks tending fat boilers. Rouen, France

Cooks tending fat boilers. Rouen, France

British Photographs of World War I

Come on you sea-cooks Enlist in Naval Reserve Force - for the war only : Apply to nearest Navy recruiting station.

Come on you sea-cooks Enlist in Naval Reserve Force - for the war only...

Naval Reserve recruitment poster showing a navy cook at a stove; includes text promoting the position as a sea cook, as well as a list of the wages for various cook and mess positions.

Cook of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry getting coal for her fire

Cook of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry getting coal for her fire

A female cook from the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry (FANY) carrying out just one of the many duties performed by this organisation...Personal accounts by former members of FANY give a strong impression of the imp... More

CCC, The cooks and bakers school.
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