Among the most beautiful and imposing products of 20th-century engineering and design, the great ocean liners that traversed the Atlantic captured the hearts of Americans and Europeans alike, and found their way not only into our history books, but also into our legends and dreams. Shipboard romance flourished in our popular culture; shipboard tragedy haunted our headlines.
Now the popular maritime chronicler William H. Miller, Jr., has selected thrilling photographs of twenty-six of the most famous of those ocean liners for this delightful collections of twenty-four postcards. You'll enjoy sending mementos of these grand leviathans to family members, friends, and associates with an eye for beauty and glamour and a taste for the pleasures of travel and history. Or save these great images for the collector's value! Postcards are printed on cardboard stock and bound for your convenience in a protective cover, easily detachable and ready to mail. Miller has included informative notes and captions for each postcard and an engaging introduction o the great age of the ocean liner.
Ships included are: America, Andrea Doria, Aquitania, Bremen, Constitution, France, Homeric, Ile de France, Kungsholm, Leonardo da Vinci, Leviathan, Liberte, Lusitania, Majestic, Mauretania, Michelangelo, Nieuw Amsterdam, Normandie, Olympic, Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary, Queen of Bermuda, Rex, Rotterdam, Titanic, and United States. Any distortion in image is from scanner.