donderdag 20 december 2018

From Rotterdam to New York (2)

I continue my post of yesterday about the immigration from Rotterdam to New York. 
This is a poster advertisement for the Ship Company dating from 1898.

At the Landmovers square are several monuments placed as a remembrance of the shipping here.



But the most significant one is this "Lost Luggage Depot" made by "Jeff Walls".


A repository for found objects made out of cast iron makes the luggage look very real.

As if you can take them away.

6 opmerkingen:

  1. I love that lost luggage sculpture. What a clever idea.

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  2. Yes, the lost luggage sculpture particularly stands out.

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  3. Immigration was a big business at that time. Some of the families parted forever when they traveled to America.

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  4. The lost luggage sculpture is unique. Lots of people probably lost their luggage heading to America.

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  5. die affiche had ook wel iets Marianne

    fijne dag

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