Baggage Label - Bergen Line, Issued to Donald Dott, 1954-1956 Object 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
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 7.20 cm (Height), 0.00 cm (Width), 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 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

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