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Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, Old Colony Railroad and Ferry Poster.

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1327
Sold for:
$1,353$1,100

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket, Old Colony Railroad and Ferry Poster. Boston: Rand, Avery, & Co., 1875. Large poster illustrated poster printed in red and blue, with wood type and woodcut illustrations of the ferry, River Queen, with extensive text explaining transportation options to the islands by means of the Old Colony Railroad and the ferry steamers River Queen and Island Home, including excursion tickets, and baggage checked through, offering bookings from Old Colony depot in Boston, beginning after July 1, 1875, for Oak Bluffs, Vineyard Highlands, Katama, and Edgartown; and a special Nantucket express, framed, some blemishes, 27 1/2 x 16 3/4 in.
Estimate $100-150


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Keywords

Avery & Co., Edgartown, Massachusetts, Geography of Massachusetts, Island Home, Katama, Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, Nantucket, Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts, Old Colony Railroad, Paddle steamers, River Queen, The Islands, Edgartown

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