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On View Nancy and George Putnam Gallery, level 1

Object description

  • American artist
  • S.S. United States, United States Line, mid-20th century
  • Ink on paper
  • United States
  • H: 30 in, W: 20 in (H: 76.2 cm, W: 50.8 cm)
  • Gift of Stephen S. Lash, 2010
  • 2010.37.6


"Sail with the Unrushables", at bottom proper right corner. "S.S. United States! To Europe" along bottom.


This is a poster for the S.S. UNITED STATES of the United States Line. Against a white background, a blonde man in a tuxedo stands behind a redheaded woman in a green and purple floral kaftan style gown who is on the proper right side. A cruise ship is shown from a birdseye view on the proper left side.