1924 Print Poster K. D. Shoesmith Royal Mail Ship Cruise Travel Deck London ABA


This is an original 1924 halftone print poster designed by Kenneth D. Shoesmith and published by the Baynard Press of London, England, for the Royal Mail Steam Packet Company (18 Moorgate Street, London) cruise line travel routes to South America.

Period Paper is pleased to offer a rare and exceptional "mini poster" collection of some of the finest examples of poster advertising art of the early 20th century. The collection includes poster images in the form of original line cuts, original black and white halftone prints, and original mini posters. As "mini posters" they are but a fraction of the size of the original, but their powerful graphic designs combined with a succinct advertising message make them highly collectible pieces for the popular culture historian, the poster art collector, or those interested in the history of poster design. Period Paper holds one of world's largest collections of original historical poster images in various different media formats. Please note: these items are from 1924 and are not modern reproductions, copies, or digital prints.


This 87+ year old Item is rated Near Mint. No creases. No natural defects. Some light surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3.5 x 5.75 inches; 9 x 15 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

This piece was illustrated by Shoesmith, Kenneth D.. Artist signature in print - bottom left of image.

Kenneth D. Shoesmith

(1890-1939) Shoesmith was a British commercial poster artist.

Keywords specific to this image: steamer, steamship, cruiser, cruising, steamliner, traveling, liner, transport, transportation, ocean, sea, vessel, craft, transatlantic, vacation, Britain, English, United Kingdom, boat, boating, art, deck, smokestack, flags

ABAC24 zz2056