Sunday, May 29, 2011

Adams Demitasse Coffee Set

(Click on photos two times for a closer look.)

We traveled to Canada several times when I was growing up.  On a trip to Fort Frances, Ontario in the 1960s, my mother purchased this demitasse coffee set from the gift shop at the Rainy Lake Hotel (which had great pancakes as I recall).  She had service for eight, but I sent half to the estate auction.  I remember her saying the cups were especially for Irish coffee, but I suspect only non-alcoholic coffee saw the inside of those cups.

The lower right photo shows the back of the cup.

The doily/placemat used to be on the little blue table I've shown
in previous posts and was in my grandmother's bathroom.

The dolly was a gift from my mother.

Below is the painting done by my grandfather (on my mother's side) that hangs above the little buffet.  The subject isn't anyone we knew.  It was probably for a class or advertisement proposal.  (I previously posted a watercolor he did here.)

This shelf in an old cupboard in my living room is
where most of the dollies stay.

Just a short post today so that I'm not in front of the computer all weekend! :o)

This is the day the Lord has made;
Let us rejoice and be glad in it.
Psalm 118:24

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