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P&O travel poster for San Francisco

Date: 1960 - 1970s
Dimensions:
Overall: 1007 x 635 mm
Medium: ink on paper
Credit Line: ANMM Collection Gift from Christopher Beazley
Classification:Posters and postcards
Object Name: Poster
Object No: 00047884
Related Place:San Francisco,

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    Description
    A poster featuring a colour photograph of a ship at night in front of the San Francisco shoreline. The poster is titled 'SAN FRANCISCO. P& O world wide services'.
    SignificanceThis poster is part of a series that are an excellent record of the height of a period of passenger line travel and the advertising of exotic tourist destinations, as well as the advertsing of iconic state tourist attractions. They display a range of promotional iconography - from images of overseas cultures to images of cruise ship luxury service, in a large glossy, colour format typical of the 1960s and 1970s.

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