Cunard Line To All Parts of the World

 
Cunard Line To All Parts of the World
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  • Title :     Cunard Line To All Parts of the World
  • Artist:     T. Forman & Sons Printer
  • Accession:     TD1990.85.1
  • Country:     Great Britain London
  • Date:     1926
  • Dimensions:     Inches 40-1/4 25-1/4 Dimensions, mounted Inches 39-7/8 25 Dimensions, sheet, Centimeters 102.2 64.1 Dimensions, mounted Centimeters 101.3 63.5 Dimensions, sheet
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Posters and Printed Ephemera
  • Collection Theme:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism
  • Subject:     Ocean Travel , Social Classes , Advertising , Travel
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1990.85.1.JPG
  • Tags:     Travel, Transportation, and Tourism~Posters and Printed Ephemera
Description:
Ink on paper full-color poster mounted on linen showing a cut-away illustration of ocean liner with approximately 10 levels proceeding from poorer class of travel up through well-to-do classes; lowest levels show furnace rooms, oil tanks, baggage and food storage; next level (about even with sea level) depicts commonly dressed people seated in 3rd class dining rooms and in 3rd class berth rooms; halfway up height of ship there is depicted the 2nd class dining, smoking and state rooms; then restaurant level, then upper levels with first class state rooms, garden lounges, promenade decks and ballroom, and finely dressed men and women depicted in various activities; above all is the boat deck and bridge.