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Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij complementary packet of prints of Bali

Date: c 1930
Overall: 165 x 245 mm
Medium: Ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from P & O Australia Limited
Object Name: Packet
Object No: 00050879
Related Place:Bali,

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    SignificanceThe collection of P&O Nedlloyd material is a diverse range of souvenirs and ephemera promoting passenger cruise travel to Indonesia in the 1930s and 1950s to 1970s.
    HistoryThis material forms part of a collection of passenger cruise related ephemera from the various lines associated with what was to become P&O Nedlloyd.

    RIL began trading in 1902 carrying cargo and passengers under the name Java-China-Paketvaart Lijnen (JCPL). In 1947 the Dutch Crown granted the prefix Koninklijke (Royal), making it KJCPL. The name was anglicised as Royal Interocean Lines (RIL). Before World War II it traded to the Far East, but after the war it grew rapidly and traded to South-east Asia, Africa, the Pacific, and Central and South America. It became one of the world's largest andmost powerful shipping companies, of which its Australian operations were an important part.

    P&O Nedlloyd (PONL) was formed in December 1996 by the amalgamation of P&O Containers Ltd and Nedlloyd. Both these companies had long shipping histories going back to the mid-19th century.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Koninklijke Paketvaart Maatschappij complementary packet of prints of Bali

    Web title: Packet of prints of watercolours of scenes of Bali circa 1930s

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