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Leaflet - Direct Mail Service San Francisco to Sydney, Oceanic Steamship Company, Nov 1900 Document Reg. No: HT 26602

Publicity leaflet promoting the Oceanic Steamship Company's trans-Pacific mail and passenger steamship service between San Francisco, Honolulu, Samoa, Auckland, Tahiti and Sydney issued November 1900. The leaflet includes a timetable of fortnightly services scheduled from 8 August 1900 to 8 March 1901, Tariff of Fare and List of Passenger Regulations, Etc, Fleet List of the company's ships, and Map of the Pacific Ocean showing two routes - outward from San Francisco to Sydney via Honolulu , Samoa and Auckland, and homeward via Auckland and Tahiti. The front page features an engraving depicting an imposing illustration of the company's three largest ships the Sierra, Sonoma and Ventura (all 6,000 tons) steaming abreast at full speed.
Folded 8 page leaflet with text printed in black and red ink on white stock and map printed in limited colour using black, blue and yellow.
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 202 mm (Height), 125 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: shipping lines, promotional materials, immigrant shipping, steam ships, postal services, passenger ships, shipping companies, voyage schedules
Themes this item is part of: Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Shipping Lines
Tertiary Classification: voyage schedules
Inscriptions: Printed on front page: 'NOVEMBER 1, 1900 / OCEANIC STEAMSHIP COMPANY / OUR SISTER SHIPS / (SPRECKLES' LINE) / DIRECT MAIL SERVICE / WITHOUT CHANGE BETWEEN / San Francisco, Honolulu / Samoa, Auckland and Sydney / San Francisco and Tahiti / [extensive text]'
Issued By: Oceanic Steamship Co, United States of America, 1 Nov 1900

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