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Holland America Line luggage tag

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation29 April 1939
GenreIdentity, Migration & Travel
Object ID2009.001.001
CreatorHolland America Line
Place of CreationNetherlands
DescriptionHolland-America Line paper luggage tag with twine. Passenger information written in ink on one side. HOLLAND-AMERICA LINE CABIN CLASS with image of windmills and text instructing passengers on how to claim baggage on other side. 
Materials/Techniquespaper, twine
Measurementstag: 7 x 14.8 cm
InscriptionsPASSENGER: Dr. Hermann Rosenthal
STEAMER: Drechtdyk
SAILING DATE: 29. IV. 39
ROOM No: Herrenbeff 5 B
PORT OF LANDING: Vancouver

Oma's room [written in pencil]
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 2009 by Claus Jahnke.

The donor received this item from Emery Barnes' wife, Lavanna, who had purchased the Rosenthal home and sold several suitcases to the donor.
Classificationluggage tags
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Claus Jahnke