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Hong Kong - American President Lines : serving 50 ports on 4 major trade routes


One of a series of seven posters issued in 1957 by APL to promote its passenger liner service from the US West Coast to Asia, this is a night-time scene of the S.S. President Hoover steaming out of Hong Kong harbour with the Tiger Balm Gardens pagoda in the foreground and the city lights of Kowloon in the distance. Built in 1939, President Hoover was operated by APL from 1957 until its retirement in 1964, and covered the route from San Francisco to Tokyo, Hong Kong and Manila.

Author / Creator Unknown
Format 1 poster : color ; 87 x 69.6 cm on cloth board 91 x 63 cm
Publisher American President Lines
Year circa 1957
HKBU Library collection Hong Kong Travel Poster Collection
Work type Painting Poster
Airline Company American President Lines
Keyword(s) Night Scenes Ships Tiger Balm Garden
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Cite this image as: "Hong Kong - American President Lines : serving 50 ports on 4 major trade routes", in Hong Kong Baptist University Library Art Collections, accessed 24/07/2424, https://bcc.lib.hkbu.edu.hk/artcollection/91512504h757t52.

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