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DOMINION MONARCH: 1939 - Prestige intro brochure

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Shaw Savill Line:  A thirty-two page prestige brochure issued for the DOMINION MONARCH's introduction in early 1939.  The vessel featured some of the most beautiful art deco interiors every to go to sea. 

The textured stock covers are elegant and restrained.  The ship name is featured in an embossed gold label.  After a short history of the line, Shaw Savill fills the brochure with large b&w photos from the all First Class ship.  A portrait at sea shows the DOMINION MONARCH's unusual split superstructure.  Interiors views reveal a Hollywood Art Deco flair.  Photos shows the Lounge, Restaurant, Smoke Room, Palm Court, Writing Room, Drawing Room, Verandah & Cinema, Games Deck, a suite, and three cabins.  Small photos show the Gymnasium, Swimming Pool, Foyer, Lounge Deck, and aft end Promenade Deck entrance.  The Drawing Room contains a most bizarre looking feature - "a moulded green glass chimney-piece set in a large brilliant cut grey mirror, flanked by ribbed pilasters."  From the photo it looks like a child's science fair project gone wrong.  But it is the only miss on a ship full of deco hits.

The DOMINION MONARCH made only a few voyages to Australia in 1939 before the outbreak of war and troopship duty.  She barely escaped capture when the Japanese overran Singapore as her motors were torn apart for repairs.  It took an amazing effort by the crew for the ship to slip out of Singapore just ahead of the attackers.  She was scrapped in 1962.     

Excellent condition with light cover soiling.

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