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    Royal Mail: Atlantis Cruises (Royal Mail Steam Lines, 1930s). Fine/Very Fine on Linen. British Travel Poster (24.75" X 39.75") Kenneth Shoesmith Artwork.
    The Royal Mail Line was founded in 1839 as the RSMP ((Royal Mail Steam Packet), they became the largest shipping group in the world when they purchased the White Star Line in 1927. in the 1930s, artist Kenneth Denton Shoesmith (1890-1939), a painter, poster designer, and illustrator, designed many posters and postcards for them. Shoesmith was primarily a maritime painter and the majority of his posters depict ships. This first-time offering from Heritage has had touchup applied to pinholes, a thin chip in the top right corner, and a few tears.


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    25th-26th Saturday-Sunday
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