Bon Voyage! Queen Elizabeth and the Linley marquetry artwork

Arthur Dodge October 19, 2010

There were so many articles written about Cunard’s very successful naming ceremony for the Queen Elizabeth on October 11th 2010 that I was hesitant to add another from Inlay-Arts.com. However, since I’ve covered the genesis of the Linley Art Deco marquetry panel in a series of posts, I’ll share a few final images courtesy of Cunard. You’ll find many more of these images, as well as a few videos, on the Cunard website and on Alastair Greener’s ‘We are Cunard” blog.

Queen Elizabeth Views The Linley Marquetry Panel

‘We Are Cunard’ video of the Queen Elizabeth’s naming ceremony

This has been a fun project to report on. I couldn’t have dreamed up a better story for making the point that marquetry has a reputation for being “the art of Kings” and of Queens…