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SS Trave Ephemera Collection

All Digitized Ephemera for the SS Trave 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.

Front Cover of 1889 Brochure from North German Lloyd "Short Route to London via Southampton and the Continent."

1889 - North German Lloyd - Short Route to London

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. Featured Ships: Lahn, Eider, Trave, Aller, Ems, Fulda, Saale, Werra, and the Elbe.

Immigrant's Prepaid Passage Receipt from Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen 1891

1891-10-10 Prepaid Passage Receipt - 3rd Class, Bremen to New York

Beautifully engraved "Prepaid Passage Receipt" from the North German Lloyd. The passenger has to wait at home until the Norddeutscher Lloyd in Bremen sent him instructions and the required tickets and traveling papers. Arrived in New York on 25 August 1893 on the SS Trave of the Norddeutscher Lloyd.

1900-08-30 Passenger Manifest for the SS Trave

1900-08-30 SS Trave Passenger List

  • Steamship Line: Norddeutscher Lloyd (North German Lloyd)
  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 30 August 1900
  • Route: Cherbourg to New York
  • Commander: Captain H. Christoffers

 

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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