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Estimate: $ 1,200 - $ 1,800
LUSITANIA / CUNARD LINE / NEW YORK - LIVERPOOL. Circa 1910.
27 1/2x38 1/2 inches, 69 3/4x97 3/4 cm. The H.D. Beach Co., Coshockton, Ohio. Condition B+: slight staining and abrasions in image. Company-issued chromolithograph on tin.
The Lusitania's maiden voyage was in 1907. A fast and elegant ship, it entered into popular culture and immortality when she was sunk by German torpedoes on May 7th 1915, a horrific event which helped precipitate the United States' entry into World War I. Self-framed within a decorative printed border of nautical rope.