|Posters - Travel|
HAPAG West India Florida New York Cruise Ship Germany / 1936 / Travel Posters / Fuss / 85x60 Original vintage travel advertising poster in German: To the West Indies, Florida and New York with the world steamship Reliance – From 6 December 1936 to 15 January 1937 – Hamburg-America Line. Fantastic design by Albert Fuss (1889-1969) showing the steam ship sailing across a deep blue sea with indigenous people sailing on small rowing boats in the foreground and colourful volcanic islands with palm trees in the distance, the text above and below in blue, red and white letters with the Hamburg-America logo. The SS Reliance was launched in 1914 and served HAPAG's routes from 1926 until 1938 when she was gutted by a fire in Hamburg; she was scrapped in 1941. Designed and printed in Frankfurt, Germany. Excellent condition, faint creases in top and bottom margins.