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|An extremely rare menu from 1893 in honor of 124 years of St George award establishment in 26 November 1769 by Catherine the Great. |
In the last quarter of 19th century the parade dinners for St George cavaliers were celebrated every year in the Winter Palace in St. Petersburg.
The dinner took place in the Nicholas Hall of Winter palace.
An Emperor attended the dinner always.
The menu was drawn by very famous His Majesty Court artist V. Vasnetsov.
The condition is visible on pictures.
A similar menu you can see in a new Russian book about menus on page 146 (last pictures).
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