100 YEARS OF CUNARD CAPTURED IN TIME
Cunard Launches 'Sea Views' Exhibition Curated
By British Photographer & Filmmaker
- Luxury cruise line Cunard launches new exhibition with world-renowned photographer and filmmaker
Mary McCartneywho curated 100 years of photographs for a new exhibition.
marks twomomentous milestones in Cunard's history – that over 100 years ago Cunard was the first cruise line to introduce onboard photographers and the centennial anniversary of the first ever round the world voyage on Cunard's ship, Laconia.
The exhibition celebrates two momentous milestones in Cunard's history - the first being that over 100 years ago, Cunard introduced onboard photography to capture the signature moments of their voyages and the second being the centenary of the first ever round the world voyage on Cunard's ship, Laconia. Laconia's 130-day voyage departed on
Boasting images from Cunard's photography archive together with an incredible number of photos submitted by past and present guests of its iconic cruise liners, the Sea Views Exhibition is a culmination of the century's rich history.
The centennial Sea Views digital exhibition is available to view on www.Cunard.com/seaviews.
Showcasing a selection of never-before-seen imagery featuring everything from
The exhibition features a snapshot of Cunard's most glamorous and esteemed guests, from
Hundreds of Cunard passengers from all over the world, including America,
"It was not just about showcasing the history, but also celebrating the millions of travelers who have embarked on unforgettable voyages across the globe. As I went through the archives and read the stories submitted by passengers from all corners of the world, I was struck by the strong sense of community and connection that Cunard has fostered over the years. It was an honor to bring those stories to life through the exhibition," continued Mary.
- Troops walking onboard in
Sydney, Cunard's Queen Mary(1940). The Queen Mary was deployed during the Second World War to carry troops to Europe Nelson Mandelasailing on the Queen Elizabeth 2's 1998 passage between Durbanand Cape Town. In the ship's visitor book, he wrote "Travelling on QE2 was an unforgettable honour and a pleasure" Elizabeth Taylor, who regularly travelled with Cunard and her producer husband Mike Todd Harry Lillis Crosby, known to the world as Bing, was a regular on board the Queen Mary. He was often found in the dark room on board the ship chatting to photographers.
- The first ever Blue Note Jazz themed
Transatlantic Crossing, with President of Blue Note Records Don Was, on Cunard's Queen Mary 2 (2015) (image is not of Don Was). The image was submitted by former guest Nick Pride
Winston Churchilloperating the controls with cigar in hand, with Commodore J.G.P. Bisset on Cunard's Queen Elizabeth(1940s)
- Prominent Passengers
Phyllis Calvertand husband Peter Murray-Hill, actors, with their daughter, Auriol, facing press photographers on the Queen Mary's boat deck
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Cunard is a luxury British cruise line, renowned for creating unforgettable experiences around the world. Cunard has been a leading operator of passenger ships on the North Atlantic, since 1840, celebrating an incredible 182 years of operation. A pioneer in transatlantic journeys for generations, Cunard is world class. The Cunard experience is built on fine dining, hand-selected entertainment and outstanding service. From five-star restaurants and in-suite dining to inspiring guest speakers, the library and film screenings, every detail has been meticulously crafted to make the experience unforgettable. Destinations include
There are currently three Cunard ships, Queen Mary 2,
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