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Title Ship Sailing Cards: A-B
Reference MSS 470
Library Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum
Collection Clipper Ship Sailing Cards Collection
Date 1857-1894
Description A selection of cards advertising the voyages of multiple ships. Information includes the name of the ship, the port of origin, its destination, the company, and the master of the ship. Sailing ship cards were printed to inform prospective passengers and freight shippers of a vessel's impending departure.
Document Type Ephemera, Advertisement
Theme(s) Trade and Commerce; Advertising and Consumption
Keywords freight, voyage, vessel, passengers, wharf, trade, cargo, shipping, merchant, clipper, postcard
Countries USA; Australia; New Zealand; China
Ports Boston, USA; Melbourne, Australia; Sydney, Australia; San Francisco, USA; New York, USA; Hong Kong, China
Ships A W Stevens, Abbie Carver, Abiel Abbott, Acadia, Addie E Sleeper, Adelaide, Agate, Agnes, Agra, Akbar, Alameda, Alarm, Alaska, Alexander, Alfhild, Alice, Alice Ball, Alice Reed, Alleghanean, Almatia, Almena, Amos Lawrence, Anahuac, Andrew Jackson, Anglo-Saxon, Anna F Schmidt, Anna Walsh, Annie W Weston, Antelope, Arabia, Arcadia, Archer, Arey, Argonaut, Argosy, Arkwright, Arracan, Asa Eldridge, Asia, Asphodel, Asterion, Atalanta, Atlanta, Atlantic, Atmosphere, Audubon, August Smith, Aureola, Aurora, Autocrat, Avanti, B F Hoxie, B Webster, Baldur, Baltic, Bavaria, Belle of the Sea, Belle of the West, Belvedere, Bengal, Benjamin F Hunt Jr, Beuna Vista, Birmah, Black Hawk, Black Prince, Blair Drummond, Blandina Dudley, Blue Jacket, Bold Hunter, Boston Light, Bostonian, Brewster, Bridgewater, Brothers, Brown Brothers, Bryn-Ivor, Bunker Hill
Additional Information Please note that some of the metadata for this document has been drawn from the Peabody Essex Museum catalogue.
Copyright Phillips Library, Peabody Essex Museum