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Vote for your three favourite photos for the February Photo Competition

QE2 The Ghost Ship: An Unfinished Creation
1 (1.5%)
Thomas and Mauretania 2008
3 (4.6%)
QE2 Ice Sculptor
1 (1.5%)
Horse from the Queen Elizabeth
4 (6.2%)
Sir Samuel Cunard
2 (3.1%)
Mauretania
7 (10.8%)
Mauretania Restaurant Art
7 (10.8%)
The Dreaded Art Auctions
0 (0%)
"Russia"
0 (0%)
Stair from One Deck
7 (10.8%)
Old Meets New
1 (1.5%)
2 Icons & Another
3 (4.6%)
Fine Bit of Wittling
0 (0%)
Flannel Elephant
1 (1.5%)
Lido Midnight Buffet Ice Sculpture
5 (7.7%)
Cunard Posters on the Stairway
3 (4.6%)
Cunard Posters on the Stairway (2)
0 (0%)
A Stairway Original Artwork by John Piper "The Sea"
5 (7.7%)
HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother -Oswald Birley
4 (6.2%)
A Model in Silver - Asprey of Bond St
3 (4.6%)
HM The Queen in 'Gold' - Oscar Nemon
1 (1.5%)
"Finished with Engines" from the Lobby Mural
2 (3.1%)
Finished with Engines !
5 (7.7%)

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Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« on: Mar 02, 2020, 02:36 PM »
The theme for the February Competition, "Works of Art on Board QE2" was chosen by Twynkle.

Thank you to everyone who submitted pictures, which we really appreciate. We hope that you enjoy choosing and voting for your 3 favourites.  This is the sixth competition of the new "calendar" year with winning and runner up photos going towards the 2021 QE2 Calendar.

The prize this month is "QE2 A Photographic Journey" by Chris Frame and Rachelle Cross donated by Isabelle Prondzynski or a 500 or 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle of the prizewinning photo.

Voting is easy, but you need to be registered as a Forum member and log into the Forum to vote.  Whether or not you have submitted photos, please support those who have participated, by choosing your 3 favourite ones, noting the details, then tick the relevant box on the poll.  If you have entered photos please do not vote for your own pictures.

To make it easier for you, we have posted the pictures below, however you can also view the photos by clicking the Gallery Album, "Works of Art on Board QE2", where you can see them all at once, in thumbnail form, plus you can view larger versions of the pictures by clicking on the photo to see medium size, and click once more to see them in large size.

You will not see the results of the vote until the poll has closed on 1 April 2020 after all time zones have had a chance to catch up with the voting deadline.

As always the choice is yours - enjoy!
« Last Edit: Apr 02, 2020, 03:21 PM by Lynda Bradford »
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Re: February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #1 on: Mar 02, 2020, 02:44 PM »
QE2 The Ghost Ship: An Unfinished Creation


Thomas and Mauretania 2008


QE2 Ice Sculptor


Horse from the Queen Elizabeth


Sir Samuel Cunard


Mauretania


Mauretania Restaurant Art


The Dreaded Art Auctions


"Russia"


Stair from One Deck


Old Meets New


2 Icons & Another


Fine Bit of Wittling


Flannel Elephant


Lido Midnight Buffet Ice Sculpture


Cunard Posters on the Stairway


Cunard Posters on the Stairway (2)


A Stairway Original Artwork by John Piper "The Sea"


HM Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother -Oswald Birley


A Model in Silver - Asprey of Bond St


HM The Queen in 'Gold' - Oscar Nemon


"Finished with Engines" from the Lobby Mural


Finished with Engines !
« Last Edit: Mar 02, 2020, 06:20 PM by Isabelle Prondzynski »
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #2 on: Mar 02, 2020, 06:33 PM »
The February poll is now open!

Enjoy the various art objects in the photos, which may bring up lovely memories of time spent on board, and cast your vote for your three favourites, which may figure in the 2021 calendar!

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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #3 on: Mar 02, 2020, 09:25 PM »
Hi Ho, Hi Ho, it's off to vote I go.... ♫♪♫
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #4 on: Mar 04, 2020, 04:59 PM »
Just voted !  What a job to make a choice but I finally did !   :)
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #5 on: Mar 04, 2020, 05:28 PM »
What fun!  Just voted and what a pleasure...with recent memories somewhat eclipsing old it was great to see all of these works of art, both present and in their correct place!  Thank you!

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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #6 on: Mar 05, 2020, 02:27 PM »
7 voters and three photos tied for first place already !  Vote - Enjoy - Vote - Enjoy !   :) :)
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #7 on: Mar 05, 2020, 04:34 PM »
I have cast my votes, wonderful pictures  :)

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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #8 on: Mar 10, 2020, 01:35 PM »
9 voters so far.  Let's, please, keep up our momentum this month with more members logging in and choosing your three favourite photos from this magnificent collection of photos of works of art on board QE2 !  :)
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #9 on: Mar 13, 2020, 01:29 AM »
10 voters and one photo has pulled into the lead !  :)
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #10 on: Mar 13, 2020, 10:59 PM »
11 voters and one photo in the lead !  :)
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #11 on: Mar 13, 2020, 11:08 PM »
11 voters and one photo in the lead !  :)

... closely followed by another one! And several more after that. Nothing is decided :) .

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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #12 on: Mar 14, 2020, 01:22 AM »
You can make a difference ! Log in - check out the fabulous photos - cast your ballot for your three favourites !  :)
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #13 on: Mar 15, 2020, 10:06 PM »
12 voters so far - one photo in the lead - one in hot pursuit !  Now is the perfect time to log in, view all the wonderful photos, and cast your ballot for your three favourites !  :)
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #14 on: Mar 18, 2020, 06:06 PM »
14 voters ! That's great ! One photo is in the lead and there are several in second place. If you are stuck in your home and can not go out, now is the perfect time to log in and vote for your three favourite photos !  :)
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #15 on: Mar 22, 2020, 04:21 PM »
Still, 14 voters.  The photos are fabulous, so if you have not voted, log in, and vote for your three favourite photos !  :)
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #16 on: Mar 22, 2020, 07:41 PM »
I have just voted and impressed at the really good photos submitted.
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #17 on: Mar 23, 2020, 08:56 AM »
Glad to see I wasnt the only one who wasnt a fan of those art auctions!!

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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #18 on: Mar 23, 2020, 07:49 PM »
Glad to see I wasnt the only one who wasnt a fan of those art auctions!!

:)

Never liked them either! Tacky use of Queens Room and expensive artwork too. The only good thing in this context, in my opinion, would've been the charity auctions that happened or any proceeds going to charity anyway.
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #19 on: Mar 25, 2020, 01:36 PM »
18 voters now, and 3 photos in equal lead.

This is an exciting month  ;D  !

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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #20 on: Mar 25, 2020, 02:07 PM »
18 voters now, and 3 photos in equal lead.

This is an exciting month  ;D  !

Voted!  Happy memories of simpler times!!
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #21 on: Mar 25, 2020, 06:13 PM »
Quote
This is an exciting month  ;D  !   

Hmm yes that's one word that could be used  ;)
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #22 on: Mar 27, 2020, 08:50 AM »
Voting is quite close with 3 photos in the lead.  Good time to cast your vote to make sure your favourite picture is the winner. 
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #23 on: Mar 27, 2020, 06:46 PM »
19 voters so far, and as Isabelle has said, three photos are tied for first place.  Will your vote decide the winner ?  :)
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #24 on: Mar 30, 2020, 12:04 AM »
Still 19 voters. Please vote. There are two more days left before the poll closes. I think our minds are elsewhere, but looking at the awesome QE2 photos will take us back to happier times !
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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #25 on: Mar 31, 2020, 09:50 AM »
Just under two days left to vote.

We are still at 19 voters, and three photos in equal lead, with one more following immediately behind. Your vote is very likely to be decisive! Please use the opportunity to vote and show your appreciation to the photographers.

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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #26 on: Apr 02, 2020, 11:26 AM »
Well, we ended up with still 19 voters.

There are three winners and one very close runner-up -- that must be another Forum record!

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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #27 on: Apr 02, 2020, 02:31 PM »
Now the competition is over i can post this.

You know that a cruise line has hit rock bottom when they start holding Art Auctions!!

I've met some very dodgy Art Auctioneers in my time, many who would make Arthur Daily look honest!

I remember on Caronia/Vistafjord we had an Art Auctioneer who had to pay 2 Filipino Utilities $10 an hour to bring his paintings up from his store 5 decks down, set them all up, then wait and take them all back down again, this came out of his own pocket. So 3 hours per session x 2 Filipinos = $60, x 10 = $600
When we were on a 6 week cruise with 2 auctions a week  - but non in the first week because he couldn't organise himself to get the paintings up in time, hence the 2 Utilities.

His sales for the cruise amounted to ZERO, zilch, nothing not a c, let alone a dollar! 

When he left the ship in S'ton he was almost in tears and to add to that  had to organise his own painting off load as the Utilities were worknig on turn around!

Not that i laughed of course!!!

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« Reply #28 on: Apr 17, 2020, 05:49 PM »
What a beautiful surprise to received such an interesting parcel.    It’s not every day you get a parcel tied up with string !!!    Inside was that wonderful book about the QE2 that I started reading right away and lo and behold on page 72 was a picture of “my” stairway !!!                Also on page 26 is our table in the Queens Grill.........ah happy days indeed.
A big thank you for something I will always treasure.  X

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« Reply #29 on: Apr 17, 2020, 09:19 PM »
Very good to read that you received the prize, despite the problems of the world today. I shall convey your thanks to my sister Pia, who donated the book. Glad you are enjoying it!

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Re: Poll February 2020 : Works of Art on Board QE2
« Reply #30 on: Apr 18, 2020, 12:30 PM »
How wonderful it was to receive my prize book especially as it was so beautifully wrapped and tied up with string.  How often do you ever get a parcel tied up with string nowadays ?             
It is indeed a wonderful book and one I will always treasure especially as it contains a picture of "my" stairway and also our favourite table in the Queen Grill.
Thank you very much for this superb momento of my favourite ship.