Orient Co's Pleasure Cruises to Norway. Circa 1898.

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Designer: Fred Simpson
Decade: 1890
Dimensions:101 x 68.5 cm | 39.76 x 26.97 inches
Condition: Excellent | | A -
Country: in sales catalogue
Publisher:The Orient Steam Navigation Company
Printed by:Andrew Reid & Co. Ltd., Newcastle
Category: Ocean Liner

The Orient Steam Navigation Company started 1877 with chartered steamers to Australia. 1878 Orient Steam Navigation Co. formed by Anderson, Anderson & Co., in conjunction with Pacific Steam Nav.Co. In 1906 PSNCo. was acquired by Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. and the service became known as the Orient-Royal Mail Line

In 1895, The Orient Line was the first to launch pleasure cruises from England to Norway which they continued through 1904. Contemporary magazine ads for the service list the Lusitania and the Ophir as the ships which made the trips.

The poster has an unobtrusive horizontal fold.

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