The Jay T. Last Collection of 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