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Baggage Label - Bergen Line, Issued to Donald Dott, 1954-1956 Reg. No: SH 990948
- 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.
- Rectangular single sheet luggage label printed green and black on white paper with dye cut at 45" angle 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 label contains black text on a white ground with two green stripes running through at a 45" angle.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Elise Dott, 1999
|Dimensions:||7.20 cm (Height), 0.00 cm (Width), 14.40 cm (Length)|
|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 TRONDHIEM OSLO HUAGSUND STAVANGER STOCKHOLM/SHORTEST SEA ROUTE 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|