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Images Dated 29th October 2015

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The ocean liner Normandie by G. H. Davis Featured 29 Oct 2015 Print

The ocean liner Normandie by G. H. Davis

The new giant French ocean liner which made a record Atlantic crossing in four days, three hours: the "Normandie" - a diagrammatic drawing of her interior construction by G. H. Davis in the Illustrated London News. Also shown are comparisons with Big Ben and the National Gallery to get some sense of the ship's enormous size. Also the turbo-electric machinery which was, according to this illustration, sufficiently powerful to drive the whole of the underground railway system of London during rush hours. In the top right are photographs showing the foldaway beds in first class cabins. Date: 1935

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Pleasure routes across the Atlantic Featured 29 Oct 2015 Print

Pleasure routes across the Atlantic

Pleasure routes in the wake of Columbus - mapped in the manner of the old cartographers: ocean cruises to the Caribbean and the romantic islands of the West Indies, once the haunt of the buccaneers, and a thousand miles further north of the Bermudas. An old style map showing the routes of various ocean cruise liners across the Atlantic during the 1930s. Ships include the Reina des Pacifico, the Laconia, the Britannic, and the Duchess of Richmond. To the top left of the map is an impression of the booking hall at travel agent, Thomas Cook in Berkeley Street, London. Date: 1932

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans

Safe deposits for the valuables of passengers on Queen Mary Featured 29 Oct 2015 Print

Safe deposits for the valuables of passengers on Queen Mary

The unique provision of safe deposits for the valuables of passengers on board the Queen Mary ocean liner. The problem of protecting valuables at sea solved by providing a passengers strong room where a deposit locker or large steel cupboard could be rented. Once the locker is locked by a certain key, that key was the only one able to unlock it. Before any private locker could be unlocked, the had to be first set by the official guardian. Date: 1936

© Illustrated London News Ltd/Mary Evans