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By P&O to Australia : fortnightly sailings from London & Marseilles : Australasia, Egypt, India, Ceylon, Straits, China, Japan, via Egypt & Ceylon, luxurious modern oil burning steamships, 17,000 to 21,000 tons / Charles Dixon
Bib ID 7500264
Format PicturePicture [still image, text, sheet]
Author
Dixon, Charles, 1872-1934, artist
 
Printer London : Designed for & printed for the Lamson Agency Ltd ; Philip Reid, Lithographer
Description London: P&O, [1915?] 
1 poster : colour ; 101 x 62 cm 
Summary

A travel poster divided into three, with white text against a red outline map of Australia in front of a blue background at the top, a view of a busy port in the middle, and additional text and graphics at the bottom. Roundels in each corner show an emu, kangaroo, the company flag and logo.

Biography/History

Charles Dixon was a member of the Royal Academy and a well-regarded painter of maritime scenes in both watercolor and oil. He worked for many different shipping companies, designing posters for the P & O Line, the Aberdeen Line, the Red Star Line, the French Line, the Khedivial Mail Line and the White Star Line. —Vendor's catalogue.

Notes

Caption title.

Text continues: For passage apply: P&O House, F.H. Grosvenor - Manager, 14 Cockspur St., London, S.W.1.

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

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