I am trying to write about how posters were made available like I promised to. But there’s lots to get through and my brain hurts, so it isn’t going to be finished until tomorrow.
Fortunately, these arrived just about an hour ago to save my bacon. (By the skin of their teeth, as the postman tried to wedge a very large carboard envelope through our slightly smaller letterbox. Naughty postman. Mr Crownfolio had to give him a stern talking to).
P&O Entertainment Brochure for the Canberra, 1971
Luckily they have survived unscathed. They’re all by Dorrit Dekk and they are all lovely.
Canberra Entertainment Brochure 1971 reverse
As ever, they are a window into a totally different world, and one I’d quite like to live in. Naples, Barcelona, Tilbury, anyone?
P&O Entertainment Programme for the Himalaya, 1965
I so don’t even know where to begin with the delights on offer. Perhaps P&O themselves can explain.
I shall never play deck tennis, nor see Ron and Millie Stubbs dance. Nor shall I eat Coupe Jacques at the Fancy Dress Dinner either.
Fancy Dress Dinner Menu for the Himalaya, 1967.
Instead I can only admire the design, while wondering just how they did lower the level in the swimming pool.
Ahh well, you beat me to it! I have a different one by Doris I was going to blog. These are very lovely aren’t they? She has a great lightness and humour of touch.
The more the merrier I say, especially if it’s different.