Artifact Detail

Transportation Poster



Artifact #: I2018.001.085
Dimensions: H 27 X W .001X L 20 cm
Weight: 1.85 g
Medium: paper and ink
Condition: Poor; color copy could be used in the kit but in original in poor shape. Paper ripped and some paper fabric needs restoration. Original should be retained in permanent document collection. Cookie
Condition Report Year: 2018
Description: Poster advertises Water Lilly and Daniels Steamboat line times and destination during the season of 1879.
Inscription/Marks: Dated May 21, 1879 poster reports steamsheet Water Lilly overhauled and repaired and its running time during the season of 1879. Further details include the captain's name and the freight and times.
Date/Period: May 21, 1879
Provenance: Gift of Mrs. Catherine Adams Kenyon The Water Lily was one of the Daniels boats. The Daniels family operated boats from docks near the base of the falls in Vergennes. Philomene Daniels was the First Women Steamboat Captain. Philomene is buried in St Peter's Cemetery in Vergennes, VT. -note from Susan Ferland
Maker/Artist: No information available
Maker/Artist Dates: No information available
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