Lecture - The Floating Palaces: Those Great Atlantic Liners
A photographic overview of the great Atlantic liners, those castles of the sea, from the likes of the Mauretania, Titanic and Imperator to the Art Deco age of the Ile de France, Rex, Normandie and Queen Mary & Queen Elizabeth. We even go aboard — see lavish first class, the suites and salons, to lower-deck steerage, those huddled masses that came westward by sea. There’s the two World Wars, the Depression and the final, pre-jet era in the 1960s and the last of this grand fleet, finishing our voyage with the current age of the Queen Mary 2. The whistle is sounding on this romantic, history-enriched presentation.
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