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
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The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the
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