FOR MI­GRANTS, THEN TROOPS AND FI­NALLY LUX­URY LOVERS

Evening Standard - West End Final Extra - ES Homes and Property - - Exhibition -

The ex­hi­bi­tion is staged the­mat­i­cally, tak­ing in dif­fer­ent epochs in the his­tory of the liner. Be­tween 1900 and 1914, 11 mil­lion peo­ple em­i­grated from Europe to the States. Lin­ers were also used to ser­vice the Bri­tish em­pire, trans­port­ing troops, civil ser­vants and mail. It was only at the end of the First World War, when the US tough­ened its im­mi­gra­tion pol­icy, that the liner com­pa­nies sought to de­velop the lux­ury mar­ket. “The prob­lem for the liner com­pa­nies was

Wa­gen­feld WG 25 GL ta­ble lamp by Tec­nol­u­men, at Aram Store, WC2

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