Cocktail Construction Chart
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.
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- Paper-Archival, heavyweight and thick 310g 100% cotton, white art paper with a textured matte surface.
- With Reclaimed Wood Frame-Handmade frames made with reclaimed wood from the Clinton Woolen Mill founded in 1866 in Michigan. They are each unique with a natural oil finish, 1.75" face and .75" rough cut sides.
- With Black Wood Frame-Clean matte black frame with a 1.25" face and 1" thick.
- 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.