Ocean Liner and Travel Brochures 1889-1911
Fabulous Collection of Ocean Liner and Travel Brochures from the latter 1800s through the 1950s. This index focuses on brochures published between 1889 and 1911. Many are not only rare but offer a unique glimpse of passenger accommodations for ocean travel, often profusely illustrated with photographs and other illustrations.
Brochure prepared by the New York Agents of the Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen Steamship Line in 1889 - The year of the Paris Exhibition. As a convenient pocket-size guide, the brochure provided a lot of useful information about the Norddeutcher Lloyd, their fleet and accommodations for First and Second Cabin passengers.
Scarce hardcover booklet, semi-linen with gold embossed cover with extraordinary lithographic images of scenes around Liverpool in the 1890s. Eight astonishingly detailed views of Liverpool and one plate collage of scenes around New Brighton.
Excellent brochure from the Dominion Line circa 1900 that provided several views of their fleet of steamships, facts about their fleet, and views of their first, second, and third-class accommodations.
1901 Brochure covers First Cabin Travel on the Steamships of the American Line and includes Deck Plans, Rates for Transatlantic Travel (Southampton - New York Service via Cherbourg) and General Passenger Information.
Six-Panel Flyer from the Anchor Line promoting their weekly service between New York and Glasgow. Brochure provided information pertaining to the Second Saloon and Third Class passengers only including rates of passage and rail rates to or from Glasgow to points in the UK.
Cunard Steamship Company, Limited, one of the oldest and most famous of British steam navigation undertakings elected to remain independent and outside the scope of the great Trust. This is their Story as published by BUSINESS ILLUSTRATED. December 1902. Lavishly Illustrated including Interior Photographs.
1904 brochure produced by the Anchor Line focuses on most of the popular places of interest and principal cities of Scotland, Ireland, England, and Wales. The booklet features beautiful color images, many reproduced on this page.
50-page brochure from the Red Star Line provides extensive information on the harbor of Antwerp, the history of the city, and the Red Star Line transatlantic fleet. Many photographs help to illustrate this rare booklet from 1904.
Rare 1906 passenger information brochure from the Orient-Royal Mail Line that carried passengers and mail betwen the UK and Australia, the voyage taking about 33 days each way. Photographs and important passenger information was included.
American Line has specially arranged to accommodate those passengers who want good food and service, moderate speed and to have the best accommodation the steamers afford at a reasonable cost.
Excellent brochure from the White Star Line covering all three classes of services at the height of the transatlantic immigrant trade. Profusely illustrated with many photographs of the ships and accommodations.
Very rare Allan Line Royal Mail Steamers brochure from 1908 describing their fleet and second saloon accommodations with deck plans and photographs including interior and exterior. This brochure covers the Allan Line Steamships SS Corsican, SS Grampian, SS Hesperian, SS Tunisian, SS Victorian, and SS Virginian.
Some of the best photographs (interior and exterior) from the turn of the century document the SS Blücher of the Hamburg America Line as she visits various ports of western Norway at the turn of the twentieth century.
Extraordinary Large Format Photographs of the Hamburg American Line Steamship SS Prinzessin Victoria Luise (1900) including Interior and Exterior photos from the 1908 Book Northland Fahrten.
Broadside Flyer produced by the American Line promoting their Southampton - New York service. Includes information for passengers, the tariff of first-class fares, and deck plans for the SS St. Louis, SS St. Paul, SS New York, and the SS Philadelphia.
This 8-Page White Star Line brochure on the Famous Big 4 of the New York Liverpool Service - The Adriatic, Baltic, Cedric, and Celtic, is packed with incredible photographs (Interior and exterior) some with actual passengers. Includes information on the ships and their accommodations.
8-Page Booklet/Leaflet from 1910 titled "Famous Cunarders" provided an illustrated introduction to their "A"-List Cunard fleet including the Campania, Carmania & Caronia, Carpathia, Lusitania & Mauretania, Pannonia, and the Saxonia & Ivernia.
This brochure printed by the Anchor Line for the Tourist season in 1911 featured information for passengers, internal and external photographs of the ships and interior views and some information on destinations.
Flyer created by Cunard to announce two new steamships for the Boston service, 18,000 tons each. The ships were of the intermediate class and accommodations described in this flyer pertain primarily to the First Class.
Ocean Liner and Travel Brochures