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

Collection Type

  • Photography

Location Note

Ephemera - Shipping

GUSN

GUSN-188134

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Description

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

Details

Descriptive Terms

advertising
business (commercial function)
transportation
steamships
postcards

Physical Description

1 postcard

Collection Code

EP001

Collection Name

Ephemera collection

Date of Acquisition

2000

Reference Code

EP001.01.117.01.01.037

Acquisition Type

Library & Archives Purchase

Places

New Bedford (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Fall River (Bristol county, Massachusetts)
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
New York City (New York state)

Record Details

Originator

New England Steamship Company (Publisher)

Material Type

postcards

Other Organizations

Fall River Line

Accruals Note

W.H.Bunting, The Camera's Coast: Historic Images of Ship and Shore in New England (Boston: Historic New England, 2006) pg. 137

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Ephemera - Shipping