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Shoesmith's Madonna of the Atlantic by Christopher Biggs

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Art deco style panel ‘Madonna of the Atlantic’ by Kenneth Shoesmith in 1936 from the original Cunard ship the Queen Mary. Note the nautical objects at her feet.

It was situated in the Cabin (1st) Class Drawing Room (Ladies Retreat) on Promenade Deck. It was used as an altar painting and was hidden behind partitions when not in use.

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1936, art deco, art deco style, cunard, madonna of the atlantic, ocean liner, queen mary, religion, religious, shoesmith

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  • Karen E Camilleri
    Karen E Camilleriover 4 years ago

    this is a gorgeous image, nice work!

  • Thanks Kaycam, it’s amazing what they have tucked away at Long Beach.

    – Christopher Biggs

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