map (document)

Object number
2000.7.27
Date
1937
Description
A promotional brochure produced for The Short Line bus company, including a general map of Newport, a map of Ocean Drive (Ocean Avenue), and short descriptions of recreational activities and points of interest. The map of Ocean Drive is visible when the map is completely unfolded, and is entitled "NEWPORT'S FAMOUS/TEN MILE DRIVE/ALONG THE OCEAN FRONT." Illustrations of estates, labled with owners' names, are denoted throughout; this particular map is copyrighted by the Mount Hope Bridge Corporation at bottom right (1937). Reverse of map gives directions to Newport from Providence, Fall River, New York, and Boston, and advises on Short Line bus routes within Newport.
Object Type
maps (documents)
Subjects
Ocean Avenue
Short Line, The