Nice illustrated brochure for the steamship Richard Stockton. Front cover has the Stockton full steam on the Hudson River. On back panel, bucolic image of river ‘The Highlands of the Hudson’.
On top of back page, box advertising:
Connecting train leaving WEST CHESTER via Phila. & West Chester R.R. on Thursdays only at 6 AM…Fare for round trip $3.70
Six double sided panels, one side has sailing information, the back side of the 6 panels has a top to bottom “Panoramic map of the Hudson River, Copyrighted 1881 by the Pennsylvania Railroad Co.”
From Newburg at the top to Brooklyn at the bottom. Below the map is a list of the landmarks going North, with a one sentence description…Guttenburg Brewery, Colored Orphan Asylum, G.L. Schuyler’s Residence, Haverstone, Washington’s Headquarters,etc…
Printed by American Bank Note Co. New York.
The spine of two pages have a piece of paper glued to it, for mounting in an album. Some light toning.
7” x 3 ½” folded