1896 Article Conducting Great Hotel John Gilmer Speed Cleaning Service LHJ5


Conducting a Great Hotel

This is an original 1896 2 page (1 page, double-sided) article by John Gilmer Speed on how to effectively conduct hotel business and sustain a successful management system. This article includes images of W. Louis Sonntag, Jr.'s drawings. Please see all images.


This 115+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine. Moderate aging in margins. Light creasing. No natural defects. Some moderate surface rub. Light moisture wrinkling. Please note there is printing on reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Print Article; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 15 inches; 24 x 38 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Sonntag, Louis W. Jr.. Artist signature in print - embedded in image.

Keywords specific to this image: Hotel Management, Entrepreneurship, Resort, New York Hotels, Chef, Cooks, Lace Mender, Floor Scrubbers, Tailor, Lodging, Inn, Vacation, Travel

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