Providence, Fall River and Newport Steamboat Co.

1904

Brochure- Providence , Fall River and Newport Steamboat Co

Brochure- Providence , Fall River and Newport Steamboat Co. 136 Dyer St. Providence to Fall River, Newport, Narragansett Pier and Block Island

DESCRIPTION: Scarce antique eight-page brochure and map for the Providence, Fall River and Newport Steamboat Company, 136 Dyer Street, Providence, Rhode Island. This small brochure, dated internally to 1904, contains time tables, descriptive information on each port and sightseeing tips and advertisements from local businesses and resorts.

Contains a list of the eight steamers comprising the company's fleet and their passenger capacity:
  • Mount Hope - 2000 persons
  • Warwick - 2000 persons
  • Richard Borden - 1500 persons
  • City of Newport - 1100 persons
  • Favorite - 1100 persons
  • What Cheer - 750 persons
  • Squantum - 850 persons
  • Baltimore - 500 persons

CREATOR: Providence, Fall River and Newport Steamboat Co.

PUBLICATION DATE: 1904

GEOGRAPHIC AREA: United States

BODY OF WATER: Block Island Sound

CONDITION: Fair + .  Tight and solid. A bit age-toned. Archival repair to the bottom cover to fix separation of the front and back covers.

COLORING: Front and back cover with yellow highlights, otherwise black and white.

ENGRAVER: Unknown

SIZE: 4 " x 8 "

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PRICE: $165


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