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Empress of Britain

1931 (made)
Place of origin

Colour lithographic print on paper

Object details

Object type
TitleEmpress of Britain (assigned by artist)
Materials and techniques
colour lithograph
Brief description
Colour lithograph poster by J.R. Tooby for the 'Empress of Britain', issued by Canadian Pacific, 1931.
Physical description
Colour lithographic print on paper
  • Height: 59cm
  • Width:
Dimensions from catalogue: 101.6 x 63.5 cm
Production typeMass produced
Marks and inscriptions
Empress of Britain / 42,500 tons, Five Days Crossing (Text of poster)
Credit line
Given by the Canadian Pacific Railway Co.
Object history
Poster advertising 5-day Atlantic crossings on the Empress of Britain.
Subject depicted
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Record createdNovember 27, 2008
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