The broadside from Pacific Mail Steamship Company is in Chinese and provides information on the schedule between San Francisco - Hong Kong and Hong Kong - San Francisco; at the top of the broadside is a Chinese calendar; next to, and below, the calendar are advertisements for various companies; below the advertisements is the schedule for the vessels and connecting trains in San Francisco; the names of eight PMSSCO vessels have been translated into Chinese, including the Peru and the Peking. "10/74 ca. 1880 MKS 95"--top right corner, in ms., in pencil. "1898 RyRxo 200-"--on mat, lower right corner, in ms., in pencil.
Print ; image 58.4 x 42.8 cm (23 x 16 7/8 in.) ; overall 60.6 x 46.1 cm (23 7/8 x 18 1/8 in.)
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John Haskell Kemble Collection Prints Pacific Mail Steamship Company Prints and Ephemera, Huntington Digital Library