British India - East and South Africa

British India - East and South Africa original poster designed by Dixon, Charles Edward (1872-1934)

 

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Designer: Dixon, Charles Edward (1872-1934)
Decade: 1920
Dimensions:101.5 x 63.5 cm | 39.9606299211 x 24.9999999999 inches
Grade: B
Printed in: UK
Publisher:British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd
Printed by:Phillip Reid Lithographer
Category: Ocean Liner
Description:

A stunning original British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd travel poster designed by Charles Edward Dixon. The poster depicts a wonderful scene. A steam ship is entering a harbor with many other ships in the

The artist, Charles Edward Dixon, was a British maritime painter of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, whose work was highly successful and regularly exhibited at the Royal Academy. He worked for many different shipping companies, designing posters for P & O Line, Aberdeen Line, the Red Star Line, the French Line, the Khedival Mail Line and the White Star Line.

Text:
"BI - Regular monthly sailings London to & from East & South Africa
calling at Marseilles, Port Said, Port Sudan, Aden, Kilindini (for Mombasa) Zanzibar, Tanga, Dar-es-Salaam and Beira
Outward & Homeward
Calling at Plymouth homeward bound
Plymouth agents: Weeks, Phillips & Co., Ltd., 10 Millbay Road
Agents
Gray Dawes & Co., 122 Leadenhall st., London. EC3
Passage, P&O House (F.H.Grosvendor. Manager) 14-16 Cockspur st., London, SW1
Freight, Gellaty Hankey & Co., Dock House, Billiter st., London. EC3
British India Steam Navigation Co Ltd"

Mounted on linen with some restorations. Scratches wear. Would look wonderful framed! Love it.