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Tasmanian Steam Navigation Company tureen cover

Date: 1853-1921
Dimensions:
Overall: 75 x 220 x 220 mm
Medium: Ceramic
Credit Line: ANMM Collection
Classification:Tools and equipment
Object Name: Tureen cover
Object No: 00007184

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    Description
    This tureen cover is a souvenir of the Tasmanian Steam Navigation Company. It features the company flag. The Tasmanian Steam Navigation Company began in 1852 and was taken over in 1891.
    SignificanceThis tureen cover is a good example of the types of souvenirs produced for and used aboard passenger vessels in the 20th century, on the Australian route.
    HistoryThe Tasmanian Steam Navigation Company was formed in 1853 initially only operating steamers between Sydney and Hobart. It expanded operations and began operating very sucessfully on regular services across Bass Strait until the 1880s when competition from other companies began to rival it. In 1891 the TSN Company was bought out by the Union Steam Ship Company of New Zealand.
    Additional Titles

    Web title: Tasmanian Steam Navigation Company tureen cover

    Assigned title: Tureen cover with house flag design for Tasmanian Steam Navigation Company.

    Collection title: Rice collection

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