On the old Queen Juliana ferry boat from Harwich to Hook van Holland, traditional 1930s luxury still trumped 60s economy. The purser gently smiling like an urbane Dutch bishop, was seated behind an oversized desk. At his back showed an equally large cabinet with spaces to hold keys, mail, fresh newspapers, and the occasional telegram brought in from the vessel’s telegraph room.
On the Orient Ritz Lobby Cabinet, Black
36.5 x 16.25 x 61.5 inch (92.5 x 41 x 156 cm)