SS MANITOU Lake Michigan & Lake Superior Line 1893
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The New Steel Steamship Manitou 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. 22 pages 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 Dining Saloon Gallery above Main Saloon, Hurricane Deck, Looking Aft Staircase, Main Saloon, Leading to Gallery Saloon Ladies' Observatory This 114 year old booklet is in very good condition. Minor creasing, soiling and wear.