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Australasian United Steam Navigation Company Ltd china cup

Date: pre 1974
Dimensions:
Overall: 50 x 80 x 60 mm
Medium: Ceramic
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Cup
Object No: 00007209
Place Manufactured:England

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    Description
    This china cup features the Australasian United Steam Navigation Company Ltd (A.U.S.N.Co Ltd) crest. The A.U.S.N. Co Ltd, formed from the Australasian Steam Navigation Company, and successfully traded Australian and Pacific routes.
    SignificanceThis souvenir cup highlights the history of Australasian United Steam Navigation Company Limited as an Australian steamship company.
    HistoryThe Australasian Steam Navigation Company was formed from the Hunter River Steam Navigation Company in 1851. In 1861 the company extended to Adelaide from Sydney via Melbourne and in 1870 commenced trans-pacific services to Honolulu and San Francisco. In 1887 the company amalgamated with the Queensland Steamship Co. and became the Australasian United Steamship Navigation Company.
    Additional Titles

    Assigned title: Cup with inscription for the Australasian United Steam Navigation Company Limited.

    Web title: Australasian United Steam Navigation Company Ltd china cup

    Collection title: Rice collection

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