Cunard Line Ephemera 1925-1928

The GG Archives has extensive holdings in Cunard Line Ephemera from the 1880s through 2004. This Index covers the Years 1925-1928; the Collections include Passenger Lists, Steamship Tickets, Brochures, Menus, Periodicals, Books, Photographs, and Miscellaneous Other Ephemera.

The Cunard Line's main services—New York-Southampton; New York-Liverpool; New York-London; New York-Bristol; Baltimore- Bristol: New York-Mediterranean; New York-Antwerp; New York-Rotterdam; Boston-Liverpool; Boston-London; Boston-Glasgow; Philadelphia-Bristol; Philadelphia-London; Montreal-Falmouth-London; Montreal-Bristol; U. K.- Mediterranean; U. K.-Levant and Black Sea; U. K.-French Ports.

Front Cover of the Special Issue of The Cunarder for February 1925 Featuring England, Wales and the British Countryside

1925-02 The Cunarder Magazine: England, Wales and The British Countryside

The February 1925 issue of The Cunarder -- the England, Wales and The British Countryside. Women's Fashions piece On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion reappeared with this issue.

1925-05-06 RMS Andania

1925-05-06 RMS Andania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 6 May 1925
  • Route: Hamburg to Halifax NS and New York via Southampton, Cherbourg, and Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain E. G. Diggle
Front Cover of the June 1925 Issue of The Cunarder - A Special Wembley Number

1925-06 The Cunarder Magazine: Special Wembley Number

The June 1925 issue of The Cunarder: Special Wembley Number, Vol. 8 No. 6 featured article was Wonders Old and New at Wembley, by J.S. Crawford. On the Crest of the Wave of Fashion presents the latest in Onboard Fashions for Women.

Front Cover of a Cabin Class Passenger List from the RMS Ascania of the Cunard Line, Departing 11 July 1925 from Montreal to London via Plymouth and Cherbourg

1925-07-11 RMS Ascania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin Class
  • Date of Departure: 11 July 1925
  • Route: Montreal to London via Plymouth and Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain R. B. Irving, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
Front Cover of a Second Class Passenger List from the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line, Departing 27 August 1925 from Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)

1925-08-27 RMS Scythia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 27 August 1925
  • Route: Liverpool to Boston via Queenstown (Cobh)
  • Commander: Captain W. Prothero
Front Cover, Sports Tournament Program on Board the RMS Berengaria at Sea, 9th and 10th of September, 1925.

1925-09-09 Sports Tournament Program - RMS Berengaria

Sports Tournament Program covers two days of a voyage beginning 9 September 1925 onboard the RMS Berengaria of the Cunard Line. Featured Events included Sack Race, Potato Race, Shuffleboard, Pillow Fight, and Deck Tennis. A Fancy Dress Ball was held after the event for awarding of prizes.

1925-08-15 RMS Ausonia

1925-08-15 RMS Ausonia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist
  • Date of Departure: 15 August 1925
  • Route: Southampton to Quebec and Montreal via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain G. Gibbons, R.D., R.N.R.
1925-08-21 RMS Alaunia

1925-08-21 RMS Alaunia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 21 August 1925
  • Route: Liverpool to Quebec and Montreal via Belfast
  • Commander: Captain J. G. Saunders
Farewell Dinner Menu, RMS Berengaria 1926

1926-08-26 RMS Berengaria Farewell Dinner Menu Card

Vintage Bill of Fare from Thursday, August 26, 1926 on a westbound voyage that arrived at New York the following day. Featured items included Poached Salmon -- Hollandaise Sauce, Boiled Chicken -- Béchamel, and Kathrine Cake for Dessert.

Front Cover of the September 1926 Cunarder Travel Magazine

1926-09 The Cunarder: A Travel Magazine

Delightful Cunard Travel Magazine Offers Photographs and Articles on Destinations, Fashions, and Who's Who on the Cunarders.

Front Cover, Second Class to Europe fromn Boston to Queenstown and Liverpool.

1927 - Cunard Line Second Class to Europe

12-Page brochure covers the Boston to Europe route of the Cunard Line in 1927. Interior photographs help to illustrate the second class accommodations available on the Samaria, Scythia, and Laconia.

Front Cover, Cunard Wine List from April 1927

1927-04 Cunard Line Wine, Spirits, and Tobacco List and Menu

Superb expansive Wine List from April 1927 features an extensive listing of Champagnes, Wines, Liqueurs, Beer, Mineral and Medicinal Waters along with the finest tobacco products and Playing Cards.

Private Dinner Bill of Fare - RMS Berengaria, 1927

1927-06-21 RMS Berengaria Private Dinner Party Menu

This is a private Bill of Fare for passengers on a 21 June 1927 westbound voyage that originated from Southampton destined for New York. Bill of Fare selections were written in French.

Breakfast Menu, Cunard Line RMS Berengaria 1927

1927-08-05 RMS Berengaria Breakfast Menu

Elegant Vintage Bill of Fare from 5 August 1927 featured an extensive array of offerings including Calf's Liver - Piquante Sauce, Boneless Codfish — Cream Sauce, Mutton Chops, and a wide variety of cereals, fruits, eggs and omelettes, cakes, breads, and beverages.

Front Cover, RMS Caronia Farewell Dinner Bill of Fare - 3 September 1927

1927-09-03 RMS Caronia Farewell Dinner Menu

Vintage Tourist Third Class Bill of Fare Card from 3 September 1927 featured Roast Ribs and Sirloin of Beef, Horseradish Sauce, Fried Fillet of Lemon Sole, and Blueberry Pie for dessert.

RMS Aquitania 26 November 1927

1927-11-26 RMS Aquitania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 26 November 1927
  • Route: Southampton to New York via Cherbourg
  • Commander: Captain Sir James Charles
Front Cover of a Tourist Third Cabin Passenger List from the RMS Andania of the Cunard Line, Departing Friday, 17 August 1928 from Liverpool to Quebec and Montreal via Greenock and Belfast

1928-08-17 RMS Andania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Tourist Third Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 17 August 1928
  • Route: Liverpool to Quebec and Montreal via Greenock and Belfast
  • Commander: Captain E. Edkin, O.B.E., R.D., R.N.R.
RMS Laconia 18 August 1928

1928-08-18 RMS Laconia Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Cabin
  • Date of Departure: 18 August 1928
  • Route: Liverpool to Halifax, Boston and New York via Queenstown
  • Commander: Captain M. Doyle
1928-09-26 RMS Mauretania

1928-09-26 RMS Mauretania Passenger List

  • Class of Passengers: Second Class
  • Date of Departure: 26 September 1928
  • Route: New York to Plymouth, Cherbourg, and Southampton
  • Commander: Captain R. L. Alexander, D.S.O., R.D., R.N.R.

Front Side of US Immigration Inspection Card, Norwegian Immigrant, Lauri A. Grava from Haugo, Voss, Norway, Contract Ticket No. 45947, Departing from Liverpool on the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line on 27 October 1928.

Front Side of US Immigration Inspection Card, Norwegian Immigrant, Josua Grava from Haugo, Voss, Norway

1928-10-27 US Immigrant Inspection Cards - RMS Scythia

Inspection Cards used as a landing card and shown on request to a U.S. Immigration Inspector. Norwegian Immigrants Lauri A. Grava and Josua Grava from Haugo made the journey from Liverpool to Boston on board the RMS Scythia of the Cunard Line.

 

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