|Dimensions:||98 x 62 cm | 38.58 x 24.41 inches|
|Condition:||Very good | | B +|
|Publisher:||Stoomvaart Maatschappij Zeeland|
|Printed by:||L. van Leer & co., Amsterdam|
Behold an authentic vintage travel poster from 1931, thoughtfully commissioned by Stoomvaart Maatschappij Zeeland to entice travelers to embark on a English Channel crossing.
Stoomvaart Maatschappij Zeeland (S.M. Zeeland) was a distinguished Dutch ferry operator renowned for its service between the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, a legacy spanning from 1875 to 1989. During the era this poster was created, the illustrious vessels Prinses Juliana, Mecklenburg, and Oranje Nassau plied the seas, connecting the ports of Flushing (Vlissingen) and Folkestone.
The poster portrays a scene, with a figure extending their arms expansively over the timetable that details the voyage's connections. This evocative imagery captures the spirit of adventure that awaited travelers during that era.
While the poster exhibits mild wear along its edges and features pinholes in each corner, it remains in very good overall condition, poised and ready to adorn any wall, seamlessly blending nostalgia with modern aesthetics.