Between 1918 and the start of World War II,the Canadian Pacific Steamship Companygreatly expanded its services on the Pacific.Numerous posters terming the line thelargest and fastest to the Orient lured thepublic East. Here, one of the company%27svessels makes its way into a harbor filledwith tattered junks. The scene is a study inpicturesque contrasts — fast and slow, oldand new, east and west — all bathed in thesetting sun%27s golden glow.