Posters for sailings from Bristol, 1820s.



Posters - His Majesty's War Office Steam Packet Severn with a Royal Mail sailing from Cork to Bristol under the Direction of the St George Steam Packet Company. Headed by Royal Arms and engraving of a paddle steamer, 1827 and 'Each deck passenger per Severn will get a loaf of bread gratis'. Leaflets - For Bristol the Severn Steam Packet, with paddle steamer vignettes, the War Office Steam Packet Severn Cork-Bristol, c1826. Company later renamed Bristol [General] Steam Navigation Company