Painted Travel Trunk

Painted Travel Trunk

Naming Steamer Company,
European, circa 1900

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dimensions: 17.5”d x 36”w x 16”h • sold

Deep green trunk with excellent, original wrought iron hardware - used for travel from Europe to the United States. Pine wood, dovetail construction; all original.

The top reads: Guston Keefer aus Lauchheim / Antwerp Philadelphia / Steamer Catalonia 8 N. Which roughly translates to Guston Keefer of Lauchheim [Germany], traveling from Antwerp to Philadelphia via the Steamer Catalonia, a Cunard Line steamship built in 1881.

Excellent condition.

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