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    Cunard-White Star Cruises Travel Poster (c. 1936). Poster (25" X 40").
    The British shipping company, White Star Line, is most known for its cutting edge vessel Oceanic of 1870, the disastrous RMS Titanic, and the World War I loss of the ship Britannic. In 1934, the company merged with its chief rival the Cunard Line. Cunard-White Star Line, Ltd. existed until 1950, when Cunard began operating independently. Today the company is best recognized for its ships Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria, and Queen Elizabeth. Artist William Howard Jarvis (1903-1964) was known by the early 1930s for his seascapes and maritime settings, and was commissioned to create this atmospheric stone litho poster that gives potential passengers a birds-eye view of the unparalleled luxury and grandness offered by the cruise line. These original posters are hard to find, especially in fine condition. Minor wear includes edge wear with tears and tape on the verso, a chip in the right border, and creasing. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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