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West Hotel matchbook
Description Cardboard matchbook with a lithographed image of the West Hotel on the front. The back of the matchbook reads "WEST / Hotel / coffee shop / modern bar / garage / Minneapolis". The West Hotel was Minneapolis, Minnesota's first grand hotel, opened in 1884.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 2 inches length
1 9/16 inches width
Nomenclature Matchbook
Subjects Used by: West Hotel
Used in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
West Hotel
Trade & Industry. Commerce. Hotel, Bar. & Restaurant Keeping & Institutional Services
Dates Content: Not earlier than 1884 - Not later than 1940
West Hotel opened 1884 and was demolished 1940.
Holding Type 3D Objects
ID Number 1997.275.2