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    Royal Mail Travel Poster (c.1935). Poster (25" X 40") Artist: Percy Padden.
    The Royal Mail Lines' SS ATLANTIS was a well known dedicated cruise ship of the 1930s operating primarily UK-based cruises. A brochure was produced to advertise a series of cruises lasting from 16 to 24 days. Percy Padden (1885-1965) created several of the gorgeous images used for the catalogs and display-size posters. This example is from the RML's Nordic/Baltic "Sunshine Cruises." An idyllic fjordscape conjures up the feel of cool, crisp air and soft sunlight on this very well preserved poster that has never been folded. Minor edge wear, a faint stain in the bottom border, and a top right corner bend are the only signs of handling. Rolled, Fine/Very Fine.


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    19th-20th Saturday-Sunday
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