Monday, 30 January 2017

Maritime Posters - part 3

This series features maritime or nautical posters from between the 1880s to the 1950s, many published by the famous shipping lines of the day like Canadian Pacific, Cunard White Star, and the Orient line, many illustrated by well-known graphic artists of the day. Perhaps the most well-known is Adolphe Mouron Cassandre, whose posters from the 1930s have become collectable classics. If the name is not familiar, the posters will be.

This is part 3 of a 5 - part series on maritime posters:

1930 Unsere Mittelmeerfahrten
poster by Albert Füss

1930 White Star Line Tours to U.S.A. & Canada
poster by Edwin Byatt

1930c Cunard to Boston

1930s Aberdeen and Commonwealth Line England to Australia
poster by A. E. Ager

1930s Blue Star Line to South America
poster by Norman Wilkinson

1930s Bremen-New York
poster by Willy Hanke

1930s "Golden Prospects"
Cunard Canadian Services

1930s Hamburg-Amerika Linie

1930s L. & N.W.R. to Ireland via Holyhead

1930s Nelson-Line to South America

1930s New Zealand Shipping Company Ltd, New Zealand Line
"R.M.S. Rangitata in Gaillard Cut - Panama Canal"

1930s Orient Line to Australia
 poster by Ellis Silas

1930s Royal Mail Lines
poster by Percy Padden (1886-1965)

1930s United States Lines Washington Manhattan
poster by R. Dévignes

1931 L'Atlantique
poster by Adolphe Mouron Cassandre

1931 SS. "Côte d'Azur" poster by Adolphe Mouron Cassandre

The “RMS Empress of Britain” was an ocean liner built between 1928 and 1931 by John Brown shipyard in Scotland and owned by Canadian Pacific Steamship Company.
In her time, she was the largest, fastest, and most luxurious ship between England and Canada. She was torpedoed on 28 October 1940 by a U-32 German U-Boat and sank. At 42,348 gross tons, she was the largest liner lost during the Second World War and the largest ship sunk by a U-boat:

1930s Empress of Britain
poster by Clement Dane

1932 Canadian Pacific Empress of Britain
poster by Robert Schroder

1933 Canadian Pacific To Canada & U.S.A.
poster by Kenneth D. Shoesmith

1932 Orient Line Cruises

1932 Victoria London Dunkerque. Southern Railway
poster by Adolphe Mouron Cassandre
1933 Canadian Pacific to the Orient via Honolulu

1933 Norway. Orient Line Cruises

1933 White Star Line. The "Big Ship" Route

1934 Blue Star Line Mediterranean Cruises

1935 Blue Star. Winter Cruise

1935 Hamburg-Amerika Linie
poster by Albert Fuss

1935 Normandie French Line
poster by Adolphe Mouron Cassandre

1935 Palestine Line
poster by Tadeusz Trepkowski

1935c Oesterr-LLoyd

1935c Swedish American Line
poster by Ake Rittmark

1936 Canadian Pacific Alaska
poster by Charles Greenwood

1936 Canadian Pacific Tours and Cruises

1936 Canadian Pacific Happy Cruises
poster by Tom Purvis

1936 Sun Tan West Indies Cruises Canadian Pacific
poster by Norman Fraser

1937 Cunard White Star Winter Cruises "Laconia" 1937

1938 Canadian Pacific 9-Day Cruises
poster by Tom Purvis

1938 Canadian Pacific Chateau Lake Louise
poster by Alfred Crocker Leighton

1938 Empress of Britain 127 - Day World Cruise
poster by Norman Fraser

1938 Hambrug-Amerika Linie
poster by Albert Fuss

1939 4 ½ Days Across the Ocean
poster by Wilhelm Jontzen

1939 French Line "Normandie"
poster by Hubert Herkomer

1940c Grace Line. Caribbean - South American Cruises

1940s French Line "Normandie" New York

1942 Canadian Pacific Steamships

1946 Travel Canadian Pacific

1947 Cunard White Star

1950 Sail White Empress to Europe Canadian Pacific
poster by Roger Couillard

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