Mar 04, 2010 - Sale 2205

Sale 2205 - Lot 30

Price Realized: $ 840
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
(CANADIAN PACIFIC LINE.) "Empress of Britain." Color lithographed print, after a painting by Norman Wilkinson, for use in a travel agent's office, 20x29 inches; slightly toned; in a period frame. Circa 1935

Additional Details

The quardruple-screw liner began service in 1931. She was disabled and then torpedoed and sunk in 1940, being the largest allied liner lost during World War II (42,348 tons).