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LOIS GAIGG (1905-1944) LLOYD EXPRESS / NORTH GERMAN LLOYD BREMEN. 1929. 35x24 inches, 89x61 cm. J.F. Tapley Co., Long Island City. Condition B+ / B: repaired tear through upper text; archival tape on verso; small repaired tears and creases at edges; slight foxing in lower left margin; metal strips attached at top and bottom. Paper. The sister ships Bremen and Europa were launched in 1929 and 1930 respectively. The Columbus, launched in 1924, was retrofitted in 1929 with shorter funnels, making her closer in appearance to the two other ships. Gaigg, who worked with Joseph Binder, won a poster competition with this design in 1929, the results of which were published in Gebrauchsgraphik magazine. This poster exists in a larger, German language version and with several different text variations. This English language variant was printed in New York. Passenger Ships 79 (var), Schipp & Affiche 25 (var).