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Portraits painted of ships were used from the earliest days, right up to the 1960's, to advertise P&O's fleet. Several examples are included in this selection together with works commissioned to commemorate particular and notable events.

Artist's impression of CANBERRA
BARRABOOL in heavy seas
BENTINCK entering Aden
BRAGANZA off the English Coast
BRITANNIA Coaling at Night at Aden
BRITANNIA off the English Coast
CADIZ in Chinese waters
CALEDONIA anchored off Gibraltar

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