Ad from Holiday Magazine in 1947…
This nostalgic and highly detailed painting by Gordon Bauwens shows the liner anchored off Greenock in 1960.
The family of a serving officer watch from the Esplanade as the liner Empress of Britain, attended by a Clyde puffer, prepares for her imminent transatlantic departure. The turbine steamer Queen Mary II on a day-cruise ‘doon the watter’ from Glasgow, sweeps down the main channel behind. This superb quality ‘Memories of an Empress’ Artist-signed limited edition prints are carefully produced using fade-resistant inks on heavy, acid-free art paper. Each has its numbered Certificate of Authenticity, printed on attractive marbled parchment paper. Order these wonderful prints by clicking here.
Empress of Canada
Fondly remembered by many a child of the 1950s and 60s as the ‘big white ships’, Canadian Pacific’s final generation Empress liners were undoubtedly among the most distinctive and finest looking post-war passenger ships built in Britain.