SS Duilio Ephemera Collection
All Digitized Ephemera for the SS Duilio available at the GG Archives. Common items of ephemera in our maritime collection include passenger lists, brochures, event and entertainment programs, and other memorabilia produced for a voyage or ship.
SS Duilio was the first Italian super ocean liner and in 1923 was the latest product of Italian Shipbuilding craftsmanship, and one of the largest and fastest vessels in the Italian Merchant Marine. Her gross tonnage was 24,281, and the steamship was the sister of the SS Giulio Cesare that was launched in 1921.
Passage Ticket for a voyage on the SS Duilio of the NGI (Navigazione Generale Italiana) in third class from Genova to Buenos Aires dated 14 February 1931. Voyage ports of call included Villafranca, Barcelona, Rio Janeiro, and Santos Montevideo.
Ephemera contained in the GG Archives collection represent the souvenirs provided to the passengers of each voyage. Many of these souvenir ephemeral items have disappeared over the years.
Our selection varies considerably by ship, and likely contains only a sampling of what was originally produced and printed by the steamship lines.
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