GARDNER, James. Imperial Airways, Flying-Boat.
Original lithograph with colour, linen backed, printed by Ben Johnson & Co. Ltd, London, 1937. 635 x 1005 mm.
Depicting the Golden Age of travel, showing in full, first-class, detail the cross section of the Centaurus (S.812 G-ADUT). This was one of the short "C" class flying boats. In 1934 British Imperial Airways ordered 28 of the flying boats and this poster shows the inner and outer workings as well as giving details of her statistics. The image had been used before by Imperial Airways to promote the Canupus.