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Background imageDisaster Collection: Couple modelling beachwear

Couple modelling beachwear
Couple holding each other, modelling beachwear at the seaside. 1980s

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic Turkish Bath, Cooling Room

Titanic Turkish Bath, Cooling Room
The Cooling Room of the Turkish Bath on the ill-fated Titanic, which sank on 15 April 1912. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: White Star Line Third Class booklet

White Star Line Third Class booklet
Front cover of the Third Class Accommodation passenger booklet for White Star Line Olympic and Titanic cruises. Date: circa 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic blueprint

Titanic blueprint
SS Titanic section and plan scale original blueprint, rubber stamped by Harland and Wolff and dated 1 May 1912. It was used in the enquiry that followed the disaster. circa 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic postcard, letter, Turkish Bath ticket stub

Titanic postcard, letter, Turkish Bath ticket stub
An RMS Titanic postcard, a letter from Harry Wilde to My dear Norah & Edie dated 7 April 1912, and a Turkish Bath ticket stub relating to the Titanic disaster. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: White Star Line plate

White Star Line plate
A plate belonging to the White Star Line, owners of the ill-fated Titanic cruise ship which sank on 15 April 1912. Date: early 20th century

Background imageDisaster Collection: Selection of Titanic cards and postcards

Selection of Titanic cards and postcards
A selection of four Titanic cards and postcards: 1. A Bookpost postcard of the cruise liner at the Harland and Wolff yard. 2. An In Memoriam card. 3

Background imageDisaster Collection: RMS Carpathia medal and paperwork

RMS Carpathia medal and paperwork
Various paperwork, including a Certificate of Discharge, together with the silver RMS Carpathia medal (image side) presented to Thomas Alfred Holmes

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic pot and wine glass

Titanic pot and wine glass
A conical shaped white pot bearing a design of the ill-fated Titanic cruise ship, which sank on 15 April 1912. An empty wine glass stands beside it. Date: circa 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: White Star Line 1st and 2nd Class booklet

White Star Line 1st and 2nd Class booklet
Title page of the First and Second Class Accommodation passenger booklet for White Star Line Olympic and Titanic cruises. Date: circa 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Selection of Titanic postcards

Selection of Titanic postcards
A selection of eight postcards, relating to the rescue of RMS Titanic survivors by the RMS Carpathia. Date: circa 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic news reports, magazines, sheet music

Titanic news reports, magazines, sheet music
The Daily Mirror newspaper for 16 April 1912, together with magazines and sheet music relating to the sinking of the Titanic. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Memorial Service poster, Titanic disaster

Memorial Service poster, Titanic disaster
A poster advertising a Memorial Service at Battersea Town Hall, south London, on 28 April 1912, to remember those who lost their lives in the Titanic disaster. Date: April 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Turkish Bath ticket from the Titanic

Turkish Bath ticket from the Titanic
A Turkish Bath ticket from the ill-fated passenger liner Titanic. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: White Star Line Olympic and Titanic trade card

White Star Line Olympic and Titanic trade card
A Bourneville Cocoa trade card depicting the White Star Line RMS Titanic or her sister ship the Olympic. circa 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic glassware

Titanic glassware
A box of wine or sherry glasses from the ill-fated Titanic cruise ship, which sank on 15 April 1912. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Accident, Mysore to Bangalore railway, India

Accident, Mysore to Bangalore railway, India
Accident on the Mysore to Bangalore railway line, India. 1897

Background imageDisaster Collection: Captain Rostron watch workings

Captain Rostron watch workings
The inner workings of an 18 carat gold Tiffany watch presented to Captain Rostron of the RMS Carpathia, as a token of gratitude from three of the survivors rescued by the Carpathia on 15 April 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic pot and glass of wine

Titanic pot and glass of wine
A conical shaped white pot bearing a design of the ill-fated Titanic cruise ship, which sank on 15 April 1912. A full glass of red wine stands beside it. Date: circa 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Selection of Titanic paperwork

Selection of Titanic paperwork
A selection of paperwork from the ill-fated SS Titanic: 1. Account of Wages for James Witter, Steward. 2. A letter written on board the RMS Laconia from a survivor, Mary Hewlett, dated 30 May 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: RMS Carpathia officers

RMS Carpathia officers
Officers of the RMS Carpathia, with signatures. This was the ship that rescued survivors of the Titanic disaster on 15 April 1912. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Chart Room key of Titanic lamp trimmer

Chart Room key of Titanic lamp trimmer
The Chart Room key and brass identity tag of Samuel Hemming, a lamp trimmer on the RMS Titanic. Hemming was saved from the sea by Lifeboat no.4 and had this key and others in his pocket. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic launch menu card

Titanic launch menu card
A menu card for the luncheon to mark the launch of the RMS Titanic, held on 31 May 1911 at the Grand Central Hotel, Belfast. It is signed by GF Morrell. Date: 31 May 1911

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic Third Class Smoke Room

Titanic Third Class Smoke Room
The Third Class Smoke Room on the ill-fated Titanic, which sank on 15 April 1912. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: RMS Carpathia medal

RMS Carpathia medal
The silver RMS Carpathia medal (image side) presented to Thomas Alfred Holmes, 3rd Engineer on the ship that rescued survivors from the Titanic disaster in April 1912. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Pocket flask and napkin ring from Titanic

Pocket flask and napkin ring from Titanic
1. A silver pocket flask belonging to Florence Ware, a second class passenger who survived the Titanic disaster. It was given to her by the bandmaster, Wallace Hartley. 2

Background imageDisaster Collection: A Night to Remember, film poster

A Night to Remember, film poster

Background imageDisaster Collection: Daily Mirror poster, Titanic disaster hymn

Daily Mirror poster, Titanic disaster hymn
The Daily Mirror news vendor poster for 20 April 1912, depicting the hymn which was played while the ship sank: Nearer My God To Thee. Date: 20 April 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Shipping Casualties HMSO report

Shipping Casualties HMSO report
Front cover of the HMSO report of an official investigation, entitled Shipping Casualties (Loss of the Steamship Titanic)

Background imageDisaster Collection: Envelope from the Titanic

Envelope from the Titanic
An envelope, postmarked Southampton, 10 April 1912, addressed to Irvine Aitchison Esq of Sherwood, Beckenham, Kent. It contained a letter from his fiancee on White Star Line RMS Titanic headed paper

Background imageDisaster Collection: Sporting Evening Times, Titanic disaster

Sporting Evening Times, Titanic disaster
Front page of the Sporting Evening Times for 16 April 1912, reporting on the Titanic disaster. Date: 16 April 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: RMS Carpathia Football Club

RMS Carpathia Football Club
Members of the RMS Carpathia football club, each one wearing the Carpathia Medal awarded to those who helped rescue survivors of the Titanic shipwreck in April 1912. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic panoramic image

Titanic panoramic image
A panoramic image of RMS Titanic, with a tug, a sailing boat and a rowing boat alongside to show the difference in size. The luxury cruise liner sank on her maiden voyage after hitting an iceberg

Background imageDisaster Collection: RMS Carpathia medals

RMS Carpathia medals
Six examples of the silver RMS Carpathia medal, showing both the image and inscription sides, presented to crew members of the ship that rescued survivors from the Titanic disaster in April 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: RMS Titanic and iceberg

RMS Titanic and iceberg
Artists impression of RMS Titanic at the moment it hit the fatal iceberg on 15 April 1912. Date: April 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic commemorative napkin

Titanic commemorative napkin
Commemorative paper napkin produced in memory of the captain and crew of the passenger liner RMS Titanic which sank on 15 April 1912 after hitting an iceberg on its maiden voyage. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Captain Smith of the RMS Titanic, with dog

Captain Smith of the RMS Titanic, with dog
Captain Edward John Smith (1850-1912), captain of the ill-fated passenger liner RMS Titanic which sank on her maiden voyage on 15 April 1912 after hitting an iceberg

Background imageDisaster Collection: Captain Rostron silver cup

Captain Rostron silver cup
A silver cup presented to Captain Rostron of the RMS Carpathia, as a token of gratitude from John B Thayer Junior, who was one of the survivors rescued by the Carpathia on 15 April 1912 shortly after

Background imageDisaster Collection: RMS Titanic and Olympic postcard

RMS Titanic and Olympic postcard

Background imageDisaster Collection: Items belonging to Edmond Stone, Steward on Titanic

Items belonging to Edmond Stone, Steward on Titanic
Assorted items belonging to Edmond J Stone, Steward on the ill-fated Titanic cruise ship which sank on 15 April 1912 -- two penknives, a pocket watch, two keys with brass tags

Background imageDisaster Collection: White Star Line cup and saucer

White Star Line cup and saucer
A china coffee cup and saucer by Stonier and Co bearing the White Star Line monogram. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Iceberg that sank the Titanic

Iceberg that sank the Titanic
The iceberg that sank RMS Titanic. This photograph was taken by Captain Wood of the SS Etonian on 12 April -- the Titanic struck the iceberg two days later. Date: 12 April 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Captain Rostron watch face

Captain Rostron watch face

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic carver chair

Titanic carver chair
A Chippendale style wooden carver chair from the ill-fated Titanic cruise ship, which sank on 15 April 1912. Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Some Titanic officers lost in disaster

Some Titanic officers lost in disaster
Photograph by AJF Bond of Bodmin of six officers of RMS Olympic taken on the bridge of the ship on the ships maiden voyage

Background imageDisaster Collection: Receipt and ticket from the Titanic

Receipt and ticket from the Titanic
A receipt for typing charges, a rebate for meals, and a Turkish Bath ticket stub from the ill-fated passenger liner Titanic Date: 1912

Background imageDisaster Collection: Titanic plate and dish

Titanic plate and dish

Background imageDisaster Collection: Stead telegram and brass nameplate

Stead telegram and brass nameplate
1. One of eight telegrams sent to Miss EK Harper relating to the Titanic disaster and the loss of WT Stead. 2. A cast brass nameplate from Titanic lifeboat no. 12. Date: 1912




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