The Jay T. Last Collection of American Maritime Prints and Ephemera contains approximately 1,150 printed items that pertain
to travel, shipping, and other maritime-related activities and businesses in the United States primarily dating from the second
half of the 19th century.
The collection consists of advertising and promotional materials, business records, and illustrations produced for or relevant
to steamship companies, sailing vessels, shipping entities, passenger lines, and related businesses and publications.
approximately 1,150 items
In order to quote from, publish, or reproduce any of the visual materials, researchers must obtain formal permission from
the office of the Library Director.
Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Huntington as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to
include or imply permission of the
copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
The collection is open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information,
please visit the Huntington's website: www.huntington.org.