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Handbook of Travel - The Scientific American (1910)

Comprehensive brochure on Transatlantic ocean travel published by Scientific American. Profusely illustrated and breadth of content makes this an exceptional brochure from this period in history.

With Hints for the Ocean Voyage, for European Tours and a Practical Guide to London and Paris

  1. Preface
  2. A "Grand Tour"
  3. Baggage Rules And Regulations
  4. Barber, Hair Dressing And Manicuring
  5. Baths And Toilet Accommodations
  6. Bedding And Towels
  7. Booking Passage On A Steamship
  8. Bull Board: An Historic Game Played on Steamships
  9. Cameras, Dark Rooms And Field Glasses
  10. Checking of Baggage in Bond
  11. Cigars - An Historical Perspective on Quality and Acceptance
  12. Cost Of European Trip
  13. Couriers
  14. Culinary Department
  15. Daily Newspaper And Stock Reports
  16. Death Of Passengers on a Steamship - An Historical Perspective
  17. Deck Games and Amusements
  18. Deck Quoits - A Favorite Game Played by Cabin Passengers of Steamships
  19. Divine Service - Sunday Mornings On A Steamship
  20. Drinking Water And Medicines
  21. Educational Tours
  22. Express Cheques - American Express Company
  23. Express Package Rates
  24. Fees At Private Houses In England
  25. Fees Paid by Passengers on Steamships and Ocean Liners
  26. Foreign Customs - A Note To Passengers Of Steamships
  27. Funds Needed On Board For Voyage
  28. Getting the "Sea Legs" - Learning to Walk on a Steamship
  29. The Popular Gymnasium on Steamships and Ocean Liners
  30. Hand Baggage, Etc.
  31. How To Carry Funds For Your Voyage
  32. How To Get To Hoboken
  33. Independent Tours
  34. Interpreters
  35. Language
  36. Laundry Work
  37. Lowest Transatlantic Ocean Rates
  38. Meal Hours At Sea
  39. Memoranda For The Year 1910
  40. Memoranda For The Year 1911
  41. Miscellaneous Gleanings and Facts - 1910 Travel Guide
  42. Miscellaneous Service
  43. Money By Telegraph
  44. Music and Concerts for Passengers
  45. Nurse
  46. Ocean Stop-Over at Ports of Call Around the World
  47. Passengers' Quarters
  48. Passports
  49. Personally Conducted Tours
  50. Pier Permits
  51. Preliminary Reading And Guide Books
  52. Reading Matter - Books and Magazines
  53. Rules for Playing Shuffle-Board
  54. Seasickness on Journeys on Steamships and Ocean Liners
  55. Season And Climate
  56. Seats At Table
  57. Second Cabin Accommodations
  58. Sending Cablegrams On Landing
  59. Sending Letters Abroad
  60. Smoking Room
  61. Steamer Chairs
  62. Steamer Rugs
  63. Steamer Trunks
  64. Steamship Company Checks
  65. Steerage Accommodations
  66. Terminal Ports and Ports of Call of Principal Transatlantic Steamships / Ocean Liners
  67. The Pools (Parimutuel Betting) on a Steamship Or Ocean Liner
  68. Thermometer Scales
  69. The Sea Post Office
  70. Third Class Accomodations
  71. Time
  72. Transporting Valuables On Steamships
  73. Visiting Steamships
  74. What To Pack For Your Voyage
  75. What To Pack For Your Voyage
  76. Wireless Information
  77. Wireless Telegraphy
  78. Writing Materials and Typwriters

Compiled and Edited by
Albert A. Hopkins
Editor of The Scientific American Reference Book
SOO Illustrations
New York gribunn & (a., Inc., published 1910
Copyright 1910
By MUNN & CO., Inc.
Matter Copyright
1902, 190'3, 1904, 1903, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1909
by Munn & Co.
All Rights Reserved
Right of Translation Reserved
Into all Languages including the Scandinavian


Note: We will continue transcribing additional sections of this incredible travel guide from 1910 profusely illustrated (see below)


Images from 1910 Travel Guide
Fig 113 Types Of Baggage Labels Fig 129 Sample Ritz-Carlton Menu Fig 138 Music Score - America Fig 139 Music Score - Star Spangled Banner
Fig 113 Types Of Baggage Labels Fig 129 Sample Ritz-Carlton Menu Fig 138 Music Score - America Fig 139 Music Score - Star Spangled Banner
Fig 140 Music Score - Star Spangled Banner Fig 141 God Save The King Fig 142 Music Score - Rule Britania Fig 143 Music Score - The Marseillaise
Fig 140 Music Score - Star Spangled Banner Fig 141 God Save The King Fig 142 Music Score - Rule Britania Fig 143 Music Score - The Marseillaise
Fig 144 Music Score - The Marseillaise Fig 145 Music Score - The Watch On The Rhine Photo 021- The End Of Pier From Deck Of Ocean Liner Photo 022 - Waving Goodbye As Their Voyage Gets Underway
Fig 144 Music Score - The Marseillaise Fig 145 Music Score - The Watch On The Rhine Photo 021- The End Of Pier From Deck Of Ocean Liner Photo 022 - Waving Goodbye As Their Voyage Gets Underway
Photo 027 - The Lusitania - A Mighty Record Breaker of the Cunard Line Photo 035 - White Star Line Adriatic - Stately Giant Of The Sea Photo 044 - The Swift Deutschland Of The Hamburg American Line Photo 046 - The Bureau Of Information On The Ship
Photo 027 - The Lusitania - A Mighty Record Breaker of the Cunard Line Photo 035 - White Star Line Adriatic - Stately Giant Of The Sea With Immense Passenger Accommodations Photo 044 - The Swift Deutschland Of The Hamburg American Line Photo 046 - The Bureau Of Information On The Ship
Photo 047 - First Class Dining Room Photo 049 - The North German Lloyd Express Steamer Kronprinzessin Cecilie Photo 050 - Tea In The Palm Garden Photo 052 - First Class Suite
Photo 047 - First Class Dining Room Photo 049 - The North German Lloyd Express Steamer Kronprinzessin Cecilie Photo 050 - Tea In The Palm Garden Photo 052 - First Class Suite
Photo 054 - The Ships Band Play On Deck Photo 055 - The North German Lloyd Steamer Kaiser Wilhelm II Photo 062 - Kaiserin Auguste Victoria - Hamburg American Line Photo 065 - Open Air Cafe On Steamship
Photo 054 - The Ships Band Play On Deck Photo 055 - The North German Lloyd Steamer Kaiser Wilhelm II Photo 062 - Kaiserin Auguste Victoria - Hamburg American Line Photo 065 - Open Air Cafe On Steamship
Photo 066 - Second Cabin Writing Room Photo 072 - Steerage Dining Room Photo 083 - The Lounge - Smoking Room For Mixed Company Photo 086 - Elevator On An Ocean Liner
Photo 066 - Second Cabin Writing Room Photo 072 - Steerage Dining Room Photo 083 - The Lounge - Smoking Room For Mixed Company Photo 086 - Elevator On An Ocean Liner
Photo 103 - Sending Telegrams And Cables At Fishguard Photo 110 - Wireless Operator On A Steamship Photo 117 - Spacious Companionway Of The Lusitania Photo 118 - Serving Tea In A First Class Stateroom
Photo 103 - Sending Telegrams And Cables At Fishguard Photo 110 - Wireless Operator On A Steamship Photo 117 - Spacious Companionway Of The Lusitania Photo 118 - Serving Tea In A First Class Stateroom
Photo 119 - Women Exercising In Gymnaisum Onboard Steamship Photo 120 - The Pursers Safe Deposit Vault Photo 121 - Attentive Stewards Serve Soup to First Class Passengers Photo 123 - Retrieving Poultry From The Refrigerated Room
Photo 119 - Women Exercising In Gymnasium Onboard Steamship Photo 120 - The Pursers Safe Deposit Vault Photo 121 - Attentive Stewards Serve Soup to First Class Passengers Photo 123 - Retrieving Poultry From The Refrigerated Room
Photo 124 - The Galley Showing Steam Cookers Photo 125 - The Pantry On The SS Amerika - Hamburg American Line Photo 126 - Chefs Preparing Meals In The Ships Galley Photo 127 - The Galley On An Ocean Liner
Photo 124 - The Galley Showing Steam Cookers Photo 125 - The Pantry On The SS Amerika - Hamburg American Line Photo 126 - Chefs Preparing Meals In The Ships Galley Photo 127 - The Galley On An Ocean Liner
Photo 128 - Grinding Cutting And Pressing Machines In The Galley Photo 130 - Electric Massage And The Electric Bath Photo 131 - Typical Barber Ship Onboard Steamship Photo 132 - Manicuring Is A Faeture On Many Ships
Photo 128 - Grinding Cutting And Pressing Machines In The Galley Photo 130 - Electric Massage And The Electric Bath Photo 131 - Typical Barber Ship Onboard Steamship Photo 132 - Manicuring Is A Feature On Many Ships
Photo 133 - Book Stall On A Steamship Photo 135 - Printing The Daily Newspaper On A Steamship Photo 136 - Editing The Daily Newspaper Photo 137 - Quoits Serve To While Away The Morning
Photo 133 - Book Stall On A Steamship Photo 135 - Printing The Daily Newspaper On A Steamship Photo 136 - Editing The Daily Newspaper Photo 137 - Quoits Serve To While Away The Morning
Photo 146 - Games At Sea - Bull Board Photo 147 - Shuffle Board - The Greatest Game At Sea Photo 149 - Eleven O Clock Soup On The Sun Deck Photo 150 - Ex President Roosevelt Umpires A Spar Pillow Fight
Photo 146 - Games At Sea - Bull Board Photo 147 - Shuffle Board - The Greatest Game At Sea Photo 149 - Eleven O Clock Soup On The Sun Deck Photo 150 - Ex President Roosevelt Umpires A Spar Pillow Fight
Photo 151 - The Roomy Promenade Deck Photo 152 - The Kitchen Garden On The Amerika Photo 154 - Sea Post Office On The Oceanic Photo 155 - Passenger Mailing A Letter At Sea
Photo 151 - The Roomy Promenade Deck Photo 152 - The Kitchen Garden On The Amerika Photo 154 - Sea Post Office On The Oceanic Photo 155 - Passenger Mailing A Letter At Sea
Photo 162 - Complicated Gear Of The George Washington Photo 163 - Parts Of The Midship Area Photo 166 - Stoker Coaling One Of The Furnaces In The Stokehold Photo 167 - Starting Platform Of The Engine Room
Photo 162 - Complicated Gear Of The George Washington Photo 163 - Parts Of The Midship Area Photo 166 - Stoker Coaling One Of The Furnaces In The Stokehold Photo 167 - Starting Platform Of The Engine Room
Photo 168 - One Of The Engine Rooms Of The Savoie Photo 169 - Engine Room Of The Cecilie Photo 171 - The Engine Telegraphs Are On The Bridge Photo 173 - Sailor On The Bridge Operates The Wheel
Photo 168 - One Of The Engine Rooms Of The Savoie Photo 169 - Engine Room Of The Cecilie Photo 171 - The Engine Telegraphs Are On The Bridge Photo 173 - Sailor On The Bridge Operates The Wheel
Photo 174 - The Steering Engine Moves The Rudder Photo 175 - Closing The Bulkhead Doors From The Bridge Photo 175 - The Hydraulically Closed Bulkhead Doors Photo 176 - Getting The Life Boats Ready To Launch
Photo 174 - The Steering Engine Moves The Rudder Photo 175 - Closing The Bulkhead Doors From The Bridge Photo 175 - The Hydraulically Closed Bulkhead Doors Photo 176 - Getting The Life Boats Ready To Launch
Photo 177 - Launching The Life Boats Photo 179 - Closing A Fire Bulkhead Above The Waterline Photo 180 - The Rich Fire Detector On Board Steamships Photo 181 - The Ships Lights - Port - Red - Starboard - Green
Photo 177 - Launching The Life Boats Photo 179 - Closing A Fire Bulkhead Above The Waterline Photo 180 - The Rich Fire Detector On Board Steamships Photo 181 - The Ships Lights - Port - Red - Starboard - Green
Photo 182 - Calling The Crew To Quarters Photo 183 - Listening To Submarine Bell - Fog Eclipsed Lightship Photo 197 - Officer Plotting The Ships Course In Chart Room Photo 200 - Bridge Of The Lusitania
Photo 182 - Calling The Crew To Quarters Photo 183 - Listening To Submarine Bell - Fog Eclipsed Lightship Photo 197 - Officer Plotting The Ships Course In Chart Room Photo 200 - Bridge Of The Lusitania
Photo 202 - Officers Make Observations On Their Location  
Photo 202 - Officers Make Observations On Their Location


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