The Blue Funnel Line, Illustration of Cargo Ship with Calendar (July 1924). Monogrammed a.p./ O.P. Produced for Alf Cooke Ltd.


Original watercolour for the Blue Funnel Line, dated 1923 with hand painted  calendar (July 1924).  Monogrammed a.p./ O.P. Produced for pre-eminent printers Alf Cooke Ltd. Leeds and London.  “Managers Alfred Holt & Co. Liverpool,” titled Early Morning River Mersey.

Alfred Holt and Company, trading as Blue Funnel Line, was a British shipping company founded in 1866.  Most of its fleet were cargo ships transporting goods overseas and active in the first and second world wars.  Its ships were given Greek classical names.

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