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India, Australia & intermediate ports : comfort with economy : monthly sailings : P&O tourist class : apply within / Michael
Bib ID 7339137
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
Author
Michael, Arthur, 1881–1945?, artist
 
Printer 20 Great Portland St., W1 : R. H. Perry
Description [London] : P&O, 1931 
1 poster : colour ; 101 x 62 cm 
Summary

An Art Deco era travel poster promoting cruising on P&O ships. A purser dressed in a white naval uniform salutes a women dressed in yellow to welcome her aboard. Seagulls hover over her head. Behind her a similarly fashionably dressed woman in an orange jacket smiles at the purser. Both women have bob cut hair and matching scarves and cloche hats. Other passengers are coming up the steps below them. The original artwork is executed in paint and pastel and reproduced as a photographic process colour lithograph.

Notes

Caption title.

National Library of Australia's copy mounted on linen. Backing measures 108.6 x 70 cm

Signed lower left: Michael, 1931.

Subjects Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company -- Posters.  |  Advertising -- Great Britain -- Shipping -- Posters.  |  Cruise lines -- Great Britain -- Posters.  |  Travel posters, British.  |  Australia -- Posters.  |  India -- Posters.  |  Australian
Other authors/contributors Peninsular and Oriental Steam Navigation Company, issuing body
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India, Australia and intermediate ports

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