A group of original titled and annotated photographs and related ephemera documenting the 15 September 1904 sailing of the Hamburg Amerika (Hamburg America - Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Aktien-Gesellschaft - HAPAG) ocean liner passenger steamship SS Deutschland from Hamburg to New York City, under the command of Captain Carl Kaempff, who had been sailing with and for the line since 1874. Among the photographs is a particularly good series of images showing the arrival and landing in New York, including. Images of Coney Island, Fort Thompkins, Liberty Islands, and Manhattan, before an eventual disembarkation in Hoboken. Images vary in exact size, but the backing cards are all approximately large postcard format (9 x 14cm), which gives a good size reference for the images. The lithographic dinner menus are approx.
A very interesting small collection, it had not been usual for groups of material from one Transatlantic sailing to remain together for nearly 116 years. PLEASE SEE OUR OTHER LISTINGS for RELATED MATERIAL. On the history of transportation. Including books, posters, prints, brochures, photographs and photograph albums, and with many unique and/or unobtainable items to be offered over the coming months.The item "HAMBURG AMERICA OCEAN LINER SS DEUTSCHLAND TO NEW YORK Photos + Docs Dated 1904" is in sale since Thursday, August 13, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Cruise Ships & Ocean Liners\Other Cruise Ship Collectibles". The seller is "photograph-and-photogravure" and is located in Kingston, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.