The New Steel Steamship
Vintage booklet issued in 1893 for the introduction into service of the steel passenger steamer MANITOU built by the Lake Michigan and Lake Superior Transportation Co. for cruises from Chicago to northern Michigan and Lake Superior ports.
Features of this booklet:
Measures approximately 6" wide by 4" tall.
Booklet opens with Longfellow's poem, "Hiawatha"
Complete written and photographic description of the new steamer.
Nice period graphics on cover
Full page photos include:
Deck Scene Forward
Deck Scene Aft
Saloon, Spar Deck, Looking Aft
Forward Main Saloon, Spar Deck, Looking Aft
Ladies' Saloon, Looking Forward
Gallery above Main Saloon, Hurricane Deck, Looking Aft
Staircase, Main Saloon, Leading to Gallery Saloon
This 114 year old booklet is in very good condition. Minor creasing, soiling and wear.