27 October 2016, 13:30 EST
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Lot 25: ODIN ROSENVINGE (1880-1957). SOUTH & EAST AFRICA / UNION - CASTLE LINE. Circa 1930s. 39x25 inches, 101x63 cm.(70 views)
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ODIN ROSENVINGE (1880-1957) SOUTH & EAST AFRICA / UNION - CASTLE LINE. Circa 1930s.
39 3/4x25 inches, 101x63 1/2 cm.
Condition B: tears, losses and staining in margins and image; creases along horizontal folds; tape on verso. Paper.
The Union-Castle Line, operating between Europe and Africa, was formed by the merger of the Union Line and the Castle Shipping Line. Most of their ships contained the suffix "Castle" in their names. Although the name of this ship is indistinct, it appears to be the Carnarvon Castle, which was launched in 1926.