Anonymous - St. LOUIS - 1910

Description
Anonymous - St. LOUIS - 1910
Poster - Maritime - Unknown

This beautiful poster (lithograph), with the St. LOUIS, has a special story. When the passenger ship the St. Louis leaves the port of Hamburg on 13th May, 1939, the majority of the more than nine hundred passengers are German Jews. They hoped to get valid visas for the United States through the Cuban capital of Havana. However, this did not go as expected when the Cuban authorities refused to accept the refugees from the St. Louis. The US, too, kept their borders closed so that the ship had to return to Europe unsuccessfully..
Feverish consultations led to France, England, Belgium and the Netherlands being prepared to accept them.

Will be very carefully packaged and sent by registered mail with Track & Trace.

Lot details
Object
Poster
Designer
Anonymous
Poster title
St. LOUIS
Year
1910
Subject
Maritime
Country of Origin
Unknown
Condition
A- (fine - tiny imperfections)
Dimensions
83×62 cm
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