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"Liner: A Voyage through Time and Luxury" Step aboard the magnificent world of liners, where opulence meets adventure

Background imageLiner Collection: The 'Teutonic' leaving Liverpool, 1889 (oil on canvas)

The 'Teutonic' leaving Liverpool, 1889 (oil on canvas)
7339087 The 'Teutonic' leaving Liverpool, 1889 (oil on canvas) by Wyllie, William Lionel (1851-1931); 91.5x152.5 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageLiner Collection: The steamship 'Great Eastern' (1858) laying the first successful Atlantic cable, 1865 (oil painting)

The steamship 'Great Eastern' (1858) laying the first successful Atlantic cable, 1865 (oil painting)
7338123 The steamship 'Great Eastern' (1858) laying the first successful Atlantic cable, 1865 (oil painting) by Clifford, Henry Hugh (1826-83); 43x58.5 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

The packet 'Antarctic', 1853 (panel)
7338108 The packet 'Antarctic', 1853 (panel) by MacFarlane, D. (fl.1853); 61x91.5 cm; National Maritime Museum, London, UK; (add.info.: Creator: D)

The Foredeck
WH48819 The Foredeck by Whyte, Duncan McGregor (1866-1953); Private Collection; (add.info.: by Duncan McGregor Whyte); Photo © Whitford & Hughes, London, UK.

Fixing the inner skin on the "Olympic" (b/w photo)
8636655 Fixing the inner skin on the "Olympic" (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Fixing the inner skin on the "Olympic)

Ocean liners: SS "Rex", Gymnasium (colour litho)
8659360 Ocean liners: SS "Rex", Gymnasium (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: SS "Rex", Gymnasium)

Ocean liners: SS "Rex" (colour litho)
8659359 Ocean liners: SS "Rex" (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: SS "Rex")

Ocean liners: SS "Conte di Savoia", Sperry Stabiliser (colour litho)
8659358 Ocean liners: SS "Conte di Savoia", Sperry Stabiliser (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: SS "Conte di Savoia")

Ocean liners: SS "Europa", Boat Drill (colour litho)
8659357 Ocean liners: SS "Europa", Boat Drill (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: SS "Europa", Boat Drill)

Ocean liners: SS "Conte di Savoia" (colour litho)
8659356 Ocean liners: SS "Conte di Savoia" (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: SS "Conte di Savoia")

Ocean liners: P and O "Strathallan", Engine Room (colour litho)
8659348 Ocean liners: P and O "Strathallan", Engine Room (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: P and O "Strathallan", Engine Room)

Ocean liners: TMS "Circassia", Smoking Room (colour litho)
8659319 Ocean liners: TMS "Circassia", Smoking Room (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: TMS "Circassia", Smoking Room)

Ocean liners: TMS "Circassia" (colour litho)
8659317 Ocean liners: TMS "Circassia" (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: TMS "Circassia")

Background imageLiner Collection: Ocean liners: RMMV 'Capetown Castle', Bedroom, Suite 'Y' (colour litho)

Ocean liners: RMMV "Capetown Castle", Bedroom, Suite "Y" (colour litho)
8659316 Ocean liners: RMMV "Capetown Castle", Bedroom, Suite "Y" (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Ocean liners: TSS "Awatea", First Class Two-Berth Cabin (colour litho)
8659314 Ocean liners: TSS "Awatea", First Class Two-Berth Cabin (colour litho) by English School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: TSS "Awatea")

Background imageLiner Collection: A verandah cafe on the 'Mauretania' (b/w photo)

A verandah cafe on the "Mauretania" (b/w photo)
8636653 A verandah cafe on the "Mauretania" (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageLiner Collection: A state-room on the 'Olympic' (b/w photo)

A state-room on the "Olympic" (b/w photo)
8636651 A state-room on the "Olympic" (b/w photo) by English Photographer, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageLiner Collection: The Prince of Wales visiting the Great Eastern, Holyhead, Anglesey (engraving)

The Prince of Wales visiting the Great Eastern, Holyhead, Anglesey (engraving)
8676963 The Prince of Wales visiting the Great Eastern, Holyhead, Anglesey (engraving) by English School, (19th century); Private Collection; (add.info)

Background imageLiner Collection: Luxury tourism: boarding passengers on a cruise on the Austrian company Lloyd in the port of Suez

Luxury tourism: boarding passengers on a cruise on the Austrian company Lloyd in the port of Suez, Egypt
ELD4844317 Luxury tourism: boarding passengers on a cruise on the Austrian company Lloyd in the port of Suez, Egypt. End of the 19th century (chromolithograph)

Background imageLiner Collection: Advertising for the chocolate Milka de Suchard representing a liner, beg of 20th century (poster)

Advertising for the chocolate Milka de Suchard representing a liner, beg of 20th century (poster)
FAT4300807 Advertising for the chocolate Milka de Suchard representing a liner, beg of 20th century (poster); (add.info.: Advertising for the chocolate Milka de Suchard representing a liner)

Background imageLiner Collection: France, Haute-Normandie, Seine-Maritime (76), Le Havre: three-mats transatlantic liner at Le

France, Haute-Normandie, Seine-Maritime (76), Le Havre: three-mats transatlantic liner at Le Havre, 1890
LUX4780505 France, Haute-Normandie, Seine-Maritime (76), Le Havre: three-mats transatlantic liner at Le Havre, 1890; (add.info.: France, Haute-Normandie, Seine-Maritime (76)

Background imageLiner Collection: Algeria: on the Mediterranee, en route to Algeria on the 'Marseille', passengers on the bridge

Algeria: on the Mediterranee, en route to Algeria on the 'Marseille', passengers on the bridge
LUX4780978 Algeria: on the Mediterranee, en route to Algeria on the 'Marseille', passengers on the bridge, 1903 - liner: Le Marseille; (add.info.: Algeria: on the Mediterranee)

Background imageLiner Collection: View of a three-chimney liner with tug, 1890

View of a three-chimney liner with tug, 1890
LUX4781394 View of a three-chimney liner with tug, 1890; (add.info.: View of a three-chimney liner with tug, 1890); Photo © Lux-in-Fine.

France, Haute-Normandie, Seine-Maritime (76), Le Havre: liner " Lafayette" at the dock
LUX4802415 France, Haute-Normandie, Seine-Maritime (76), Le Havre: liner " Lafayette" at the dock, liner launched in 1913, 1920; (add.info.: France, Haute-Normandie, Seine-Maritime (76)

Background imageLiner Collection: A dinning room on the liner 'Gascogne', 1850

A dinning room on the liner 'Gascogne', 1850
3478542 A dinning room on the liner 'Gascogne', 1850; (add.info.: Illustration depicting a dinning room on the Compagnie Generale Transatlantique liner Gascogne)

Background imageLiner Collection: RMS Majestic White Star ocean liner (litho)

RMS Majestic White Star ocean liner (litho)
3252813 RMS Majestic White Star ocean liner (litho); Private Collection; (add.info.: RMS Majestic White Star ocean liner. From The Romance of the Merchant Ship)

Background imageLiner Collection: French liner Normandy during night crossing, 20th century (painting)

French liner Normandy during night crossing, 20th century (painting)
1747309 French liner Normandy during night crossing, 20th century (painting) by Sebille, Albert (1874-1953); (add.info.: French liner Normandy of the Transatlantic Company during night crossing)

Background imageLiner Collection: British Royal Navy Aircrat Carrier HMS 'Argus', 1918, 1927 (chromo)

British Royal Navy Aircrat Carrier HMS 'Argus', 1918, 1927 (chromo)
865956 British Royal Navy Aircrat Carrier HMS 'Argus', 1918, 1927 (chromo); (add.info.: Will's cigarettes representing Engineering Wonders, 1927); Universal History Archive/UIG.

Background imageLiner Collection: The liner S.S. Manhattan, c.1935 (illustration)

The liner S.S. Manhattan, c.1935 (illustration)
2638668 The liner S.S. Manhattan, c.1935 (illustration) by American School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: Marine. Transport. The liner S.S. Manhattan)

Background imageLiner Collection: Boat trip around 1900, crossing Barcelona/Rio de Janeiro (photo)

Boat trip around 1900, crossing Barcelona/Rio de Janeiro (photo)
PCT4256494 Boat trip around 1900, crossing Barcelona/Rio de Janeiro (photo); 4 x 4 cm; © Patrice Cartier. All rights reserved 2023.

Background imageLiner Collection: The New York line sailboat (United States) London (England), Southampton (capacity 1600 tons)

The New York line sailboat (United States) London (England), Southampton (capacity 1600 tons)
MMM5483543 The New York line sailboat (United States) London (England), Southampton (capacity 1600 tons). Color lithograph by Thomas Goldsworth Dutton (1819-1891), 19th century by Dutton

Background imageLiner Collection: The explosion on board the Great Eastern liner off Hastings, England, on September 9, 1859

The explosion on board the Great Eastern liner off Hastings, England, on September 9, 1859
MMM5483481 The explosion on board the Great Eastern liner off Hastings, England, on September 9, 1859, due to the absence of a safety valve in the boiler; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageLiner Collection: The transatlantic liner 'Great Eastern', in 1857, before its construction was completed, at Millwall

The transatlantic liner 'Great Eastern', in 1857, before its construction was completed, at Millwall
MMM5482657 The transatlantic liner 'Great Eastern', in 1857, before its construction was completed, at Millwall, on the Thames (England) by Carmichael

Background imageLiner Collection: Wreck of the 'Atlantic' off Mars Head, Nova Scotia April 1 1873, 1873 (lithograph)

Wreck of the 'Atlantic' off Mars Head, Nova Scotia April 1 1873, 1873 (lithograph)
7337538 Wreck of the 'Atlantic' off Mars Head, Nova Scotia April 1 1873, 1873 (lithograph) by Soloman, J. (19th century); 54.6x71.6 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageLiner Collection: The Great Eastern Steam Ship, 1860 (lithograph)

The Great Eastern Steam Ship, 1860 (lithograph)
7337518 The Great Eastern Steam Ship, 1860 (lithograph) by Dutton, Thomas Goldsworth (c.1819-91); 39.4x60.4 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageLiner Collection: Luxury tourism: the life of western tourists aboard a cruise ship

Luxury tourism: the life of western tourists aboard a cruise ship, during an elegant evening in the dining room of
ELD4844751 Luxury tourism: the life of western tourists aboard a cruise ship, during an elegant evening in the dining room of the ship

Background imageLiner Collection: A swinging urinal on a vertical hinge from the Practical Dictionary of Mechanics, 1850

A swinging urinal on a vertical hinge from the Practical Dictionary of Mechanics, 1850
3359504 A swinging urinal on a vertical hinge from the Practical Dictionary of Mechanics, 1850; (add.info.: Design for a swinging urinal on a vertical hinge from the Practical Dictionary of Mechanics)

Background imageLiner Collection: Tunisia, Maghreb, Tunis: The port of commerce, the liner Carthage departing

Tunisia, Maghreb, Tunis: The port of commerce, the liner Carthage departing, animated view with passengers, porters
LUX4767474 Tunisia, Maghreb, Tunis: The port of commerce, the liner Carthage departing, animated view with passengers, porters, customs officers and barrels

Background imageLiner Collection: Passengers playing puck on the deck of a P & O liner, circa 1890. Colour engraving

Passengers playing puck on the deck of a P & O liner, circa 1890. Colour engraving
NWI4962461 Passengers playing puck on the deck of a P & O liner, circa 1890. Colour engraving.; (add.info.: Passengers playing puck on the deck of a P & O liner, circa 1890)

Background imageLiner Collection: The White Star liner, the Majestic, on a rough sea voyage around 1890

The White Star liner, the Majestic, on a rough sea voyage around 1890. Illustration by Carlton Theodore Chapman
NWI4963082 The White Star liner, the Majestic, on a rough sea voyage around 1890. Illustration by Carlton Theodore Chapman (1860-1925)

Background imageLiner Collection: Algeria: on the Mediterranean Sea, en route to Algeria on 'Marseille'

Algeria: on the Mediterranean Sea, en route to Algeria on 'Marseille'
LUX4780977 Algeria: on the Mediterranean Sea, en route to Algeria on 'Marseille', a passenger on the bridge looks at the sea

Background imageLiner Collection: Algeria: on the Mediterranee, en route to Algeria on the 'Marseille', passengers on the bridge

Algeria: on the Mediterranee, en route to Algeria on the 'Marseille', passengers on the bridge
LUX4780960 Algeria: on the Mediterranee, en route to Algeria on the 'Marseille', passengers on the bridge, 1903 - liner: Le Marseille; (add.info.: Algeria: on the Mediterranee)

Background imageLiner Collection: Italy, Sicily: a young tourist under the eye amuses other travelers and the captain

Italy, Sicily: a young tourist under the eye amuses other travelers and the captain
LUX4779740 Italy, Sicily: a young tourist under the eye amuses other travelers and the captain, 1890 - liner: island of France Marseille; (add.info.: Italy)

Background imageLiner Collection: Italy, Sicily: the tourists leave Marseille for Sicily, on the bridge of a liner

Italy, Sicily: the tourists leave Marseille for Sicily, on the bridge of a liner
LUX4779728 Italy, Sicily: the tourists leave Marseille for Sicily, on the bridge of a liner, lying on the sun loungers shelted from the wind by hats and blankets

Background imageLiner Collection: Italy, Sicily, Palermo: entrance to the port of Palermo at dusk, with liner

Italy, Sicily, Palermo: entrance to the port of Palermo at dusk, with liner
LUX4779681 Italy, Sicily, Palermo: entrance to the port of Palermo at dusk, with liner, sailing boats with Latin sails and in the foreground a boat, 1890; (add.info.: Italy, Sicily)

Background imageLiner Collection: A first class cabin on the liner 'Gascogne', 1850

A first class cabin on the liner 'Gascogne', 1850
3478545 A first class cabin on the liner 'Gascogne', 1850; (add.info.: Illustration depicting a first class cabin the Compagnie Generale Transatlantique liner Gascogne)

Background imageLiner Collection: The steam-ship 'City of Chicago' of the Inman Line, late 19th century (lithograph, coloured)

The steam-ship 'City of Chicago' of the Inman Line, late 19th century (lithograph, coloured)
7341922 The steam-ship 'City of Chicago' of the Inman Line, late 19th century (lithograph, coloured) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); 47.2x36.7 cm; National Maritime Museum, London

Background imageLiner Collection: Passenger liner 'City of New York' (1888) at anchor, River Mersey, Liverpool, c.1890 (photo)

Passenger liner 'City of New York' (1888) at anchor, River Mersey, Liverpool, c.1890 (photo)
7340140 Passenger liner 'City of New York' (1888) at anchor, River Mersey, Liverpool, c.1890 (photo) by Unknown Artist, (19th century); National Maritime Museum, London




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"Liner: A Voyage through Time and Luxury" Step aboard the magnificent world of liners, where opulence meets adventure. From the majestic Union-Castle Line to the iconic Queen Mary, these floating marvels have shaped maritime history. Embark on a journey as we explore some of the most legendary liners that have graced our oceans. The QE2, a Cunard cruise ship known for its elegance and grandeur, captivated travelers with its luxurious amenities and impeccable service. Its presence was felt worldwide, just like the poster advertising Royal Mail Lines to the West Indies enticed wanderlust souls to embark on exotic voyages. Union-Castle shipping line poster evokes memories of an era when liners were symbols of prestige and sophistication. The Normandie Poster captures the essence of French artistry blended seamlessly with engineering brilliance. Delve into history with a glimpse at Titanic's blueprint - an ambitious design that tragically met its fate but forever etched in our collective memory. RMS Carpathia emerges as a hero amidst tragedy, rescuing survivors from Titanic's ill-fated voyage. SS Asturias stands tall as an ocean liner that transported passengers across vast seas while offering comfort and luxury beyond compare. RMS Olympic EPW041070 showcases White Star Line's commitment to excellence in both design and service. Immerse yourself in nostalgia through a captivating painting depicting Lusitania - once hailed as one of the fastest vessels crossing Atlantic waters before meeting her untimely demise during World War I. These liners embody more than mere transportation; they represent dreams realized, adventures embarked upon, and stories woven into maritime folklore. So let us celebrate these magnificent vessels that continue to inspire awe even today – reminding us that there is still magic within every liner's graceful silhouette cutting through azure waves.