|Designer:||Shepherd, Charles (Shep) (1892-)|
|Dimensions:||101.5 x 63.5 cm | 39.96 x 25 inches|
|Condition:||Very good | | B +|
|Publisher:||The Royal Mail Line Steam Packet Company|
|Printed by:||Sanders Phillips and Co., Ltd., The Baynard Press, England|
A wonderful and very rare original vintage poster issued by The Royal Mail Steam Packet Co to promote cruises to Norway. Ads for this cruise is mentioned in Commercial Art / Art and Industry 1926 and 1927.
Lovely Art Deco style rendering of seagulls by designer Charles Shepard, known as Shep. Shepard art under Paul Woodroofe and was later head of the studio at the Baynard Press. He designed posters for the Southern Railway, British Rail and the Royal Mail Packet Steamship Company.
Text: R.M.S.P. "Araguaya" 10,000 Tons - The Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. - Atlantic House, Moorgate, E.C. 2
In very good condition. Some small creases/folds. Two small tears at top. This would look stunning with the yellow twin poster.