Transatlantiques runs from Wednesday to Sunday until 1 September 2013 and is co-curated by Clémence Ducroix and Alan Marshall. The exhibits are not from the museum's own collections but from l'Association French Lines, Le Havre, of which Mme Ducroix is the archivist.
|Poster by Jan Auvigne. (C) Association French Lines|
The catalogue is co-authored by the curators and documents the history of the Compagnie Générale Transatlantique, and the emergence of graphic art.for publicity.
Another exhibition of collections from l'Association French Lines has just opened in Evian. Légendes des mers. L'art de vivre à bord des paquebots runs from15 June to 22 September 2013.
The French Lines archive is currently being catalogued. On the website, there is a list of the main categories and also sample images.