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Postcard for the Fall River Line of the New England Steamship Company, undated

EP001.01.117.01.01.037 (RS82270)

Description

The steamship "Commonwealth" is shown in the card image. The postcard is printed in four colors. The line was established in 1847.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Acquisition Type
Library & Archives Purchase
Date of Acquisition
2000
Physical Description
1 postcard
Dimensions
5.5x 3.5 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
GUSN
188134
Reference Code
EP001.01.117.01.01.037

Record details

Originator
New England Steamship Company (Publisher)
Other Organizations
Fall River Line
Descriptive Terms
advertising
business (commercial function)
steamships
transportation
Material Type
postcards
Places
New Bedford (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Fall River (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
New York City (New York state)
Places (Buildings)
Commonwealth (Steamship)
Notes
W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 137
Location Note
Ephemera - Shipping

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