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P&O - Across the Oceans, Across the Years

P&O - Across the Oceans, Across the Years


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€ 45.50

Artikelcode: 7947

 

P&O - Across the Oceans, Across the Years
262 pages
color and b&w photos
Hard cover with dust jacket
31 x 25 cm
2,009 kg
English

* P&O: Across the Oceans, Across the Years is a beautifully compiled book illustrated with over 200 images from the P&O Heritage Collection
* An engaging and richly illustrated homage to one of the most famous companies afloat, in its 175th anniversary year
* Features all the details of life on board, from the food menus and tickets, to the marine paintings and silver
* Official campaign book for the Peninsular & Oriental (P&O) Company

A nostalgic glance astern at the glory days of Peninsular & Oriental (P&O) both at sea and on shore. Drawing on personal recollections in the archives of P&O Heritage, Ruth Artmonsky looks back at the company during the age of empire and a bygone time when travelling P&O captured the imagination of writers from Thackeray to Noël Coward. In addition the book takes a curator's tour of the company's art collection which dates back to P&O's foundation in 1837.