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kitsune-kaze: SS Normandie New York Harbour, 1940

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from Telegraph.co.uk

Vintage travel posters up for auction

FRANCE - Normandie - The French Line #Vintage #Travel.16

Transatlantic Service - SS Normandie - French Line - Vintage Travel Poster

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Lalique's collaboration with Art Deco clockmaker ATO: This piece's design is made from blue glass, blown and molded to resemble the bow of the ship against a backdrop of sunshine alongside the word "Normandy." Normandy refers to SS Normandy. She entered service in 1935 as the largest and fastest passenger ship afloat; she is still the most powerful steam turbo-electric-propelled passenger ship ever built.

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Exaggerated perspective and the actual physical size of the posters made the graphics extremely eye-catching.

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USS Lafayette (formerly SS Normandie) is towed down the Hudson, 1945.

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New York March 1940, L to R: SS Normandie, RMS Queen Mary and Queen Elizabeth

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SS Normandie. Main Dining Room. She was the most magnificent liner ever built.

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