Tags

Add your own tags:
Separate multiple tags using a comma

Baggage Label - Bergen Line, Issued to Donald Dott, 1954-1956 Object Reg. No: SH 990947

Summary:
Baggage label issued by the Bergan Line. It was collected by Donald Dott during his travels between Australia and Europe in 1954-1956.

Many ships carried both tourists and immigrants, and documents such as dinner menus, luggage labels, and King Neptune certificates were provided to all passengers.
Description:
Rectangular single sheet luggage label printed green & black on white paper with a dye cut at 45' across two corners. The front image depicts a map of England on the left and continental Europe on the right, both in the background, while in the foreground there is an image of a ship. Accompanying these images is some white and black text. The reverse side of the luggage label contains black printed text on a white ground with two green stripes running through at a 45' angle.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mrs Elise Dott, 1999
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.40 cm (Height), 14.40 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: immigration, shipping lines, travel, migration settlement
Themes this item is part of: Migration Collection, Transport Collection
Primary Classification: WATER TRANSPORT
Secondary Classification: Shipping Lines
Tertiary Classification: baggage labels
Inscriptions: Front printed text: BERGEN LINE/EDINBURGH/NEWCASTLE/LONDON/BERGEN/ TRONDHEIM/OSLO/HAUGESUND/STAVANGER/STOCKHOLM/SHORTEST SEA ROUTE TO ENGLAND- NORWAY/CABIN No. rear printed text: Via Newcastle, TYNE COMMISSION QUAY/Vessel/Date of Sailing/ Passanger's Name/Address/Destination Port/Cabin No./Printed in England/LF.572(E)
Issued By: Bergen Line, 1954-1956
User: Mr Donald Dott, 1954-1956

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.

Themes

This item is part of the following themes:

Similar items

Yes No