Object photography

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On View Nancy and George Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • Allan Harker (Dutch)
  • Batavier Lijn, about 1925
  • Ink on paper
  • Holland
  • H: 38 3/4 in, W: 26 5/8 in (H: 98.4 cm, W: 67.6 cm)
  • Gift of Stephen S. Lash, 2010
  • 2010.37.2

INSCRIPTION

Signed at lower right: "Allan Harker". On lifesaver: "BATAVIER V/ROTTERDAM". At bottom: "WM H. MULLER & C(?)/ BATAVIER LIJN/ ROTTERDAM-LONDEN V.V./DAGELIJKSCHE DIENST/(UITGEZONDERD'S ZONDAGS)

DESCRIPTION

This is a poster depicting a man, woman, and young boy waving from the deck of a ship. The man and child wave their hats while the woman waves a handkerchief. They are dressed in coats and stand in front of a rail on which hangs a lifering.