It's a bit of a mystery exactly why this Cocktail Construction Chart was made but we're glad that it was. In October of 1974, Cleve "Red" Ketcham working for the U.S. Forest Service, drew this ode to the cocktail possibly as a joke for his coworkers. Somehow it got mixed into some other official documents and it passed through into the National Archives where it was found recently. The original chart was drawn in white paper with black text but we gave a bit more color and turned the background blue and the text white.
We print all of our designs ourselves on the highest quality materials made in the USA. We use an award winning Canon ipf8300 printer with their 12 color inkset to get the most vibrant colors that will last a lifetime.
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Paper-Archival, heavyweight and thick 310g 100% cotton, white art paper with a textured matte surface.
Frame- Our thin hardwood frames are handmade from real Maple or Walnut, not pressed wood with veneer. Prints will come mounted behind a clear acrylic, with mounting hardware attached to it. Please allow 2-3 weeks for your frame to arrive.
Canvas-Gallery wrapped using heavyweight 400g, archival canvas. It's protected with a satin varnish, and stretched around a 1.5 inch pine wood frame, ready to hang.
I was looking for a piece for above my desk and that I will be able to have forever. This map was the perfect item - large, beautiful, colorful (yet, subtle) and interesting to look at. High quality framing too. Thank you!!
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