Christmas Cake

Image

Christmas Cake

Title

Christmas Cake

Identifier

7281

Description

View of the top of a beautifully decorated Christmas cake that was sent to the president of the United States at the time, Calvin Coolidge. William Cook Baker of Bill Baker's bakery in Ojai sent many cakes to presidents, and this was the first of many presidential cakes. It is a fruitcake decorated with a small village in the snow and Santa and sleigh. Bottom of photo reads: "W. C. Baker Ojai Cal Dec 1927."

Creator

Unknown

Date

1927 December

Format

Black and White Photograph
25.5 x 20.3 cm

Subject

Fruitcake
Cake decorating
Gifts
Baker, William Cook, 1873-1942
Bill Baker's Ojai Bakery
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933

Coverage

California
Ventura County (Calif.)
Ojai (Calif.)

Publisher

Museum of Ventura County

Rights

The copyright to this image has not been determined. These images are intended for personal or research use only. Please contact library staff for rights determinations and additional uses.

Type

Image

Language

English

Collection

Citation

Unknown, “Christmas Cake,” Research Library at The Museum of Ventura County, accessed June 25, 2022, https://photographs.venturamuseum.org/items/show/5197.