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Title Belgium. Being a Detailed Account of this Fascinating Land Reached Direct by all Red Star Line Steamers
Date 1929
Document Type Pamphlet; Map
Publisher Information Red Star Line, New York
Reference RSL.2009.014.001
Library / Archive Red Star Line Museum, Antwerp
Description It sets out the history, national characteristics, and landmarks throughout Belgium and features many photographs depicting everyday life in Belgium. Copies of artwork celebrating monuments and scenes of Belgium cityscapes are also featured within, as are lists of tours and hotels established for tourism in the country.
Series Description The Red Star Line Museum Collection consists of ephemera, objects, and items documenting the lives and everyday experiences of it's passengers travelling to America from 1873-1934.
Theme(s) Ships and Shipping Lines; Departures: Port Conditions and Organisation
Country (from) Belgium
Country (to) United States of America
Places New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States; France; Bruges, Brussels, Courtrai, Ypres, Tournai, Namur, Louvain, Mons, Malines, Liege, Dinant, Charleroi, Ghent, Belgium
Ports Antwerp, Belgium; New York, United States
Nationality Belgian; European
Ships SS Belgenland
People Dixon, Charles; Wharton, Edwards, George; Griffis, William Elliott
Keywords Red Star Line, emigration, shipping, passage, journey, steamboats, art, advice literature, advertisement, national identity, canal, railroad, history, population, languages, industry, livestock, religion, agriculture, cityscape, museum, leisure, entertainment, government, transport, social life, indigenous peoples, tourism, fare, finance, literature, children, hotel, passport, agent
Language English
Copyright Red Star Line Museum, Antwerp