Titanic in Photographs

Titanic in Photographs

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By (author) Daniel Klistorner, By (author) Steve Hall, By (author) Bruce Beveridge, By (author) Art Braunschweiger, By (author) Scott Andrews

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  • Publisher: The History Press Ltd
  • Format: Paperback | 160 pages
  • Dimensions: 248mm x 248mm x 12mm | 760g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2014
  • Publication City/Country: Stroud
  • ISBN 10: 075249953X
  • ISBN 13: 9780752499536
  • Illustrations note: 250 black & white illustrations, 40 colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 439,148

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The name Titanic has become synonymous with catastrophe, the story of this luxurious liner legendary. Wrecked after colliding with an iceberg on her maiden voyage, the loss of around 1,500 lives among her passengers and crew has gone down in history as one of the most motive and tragic disasters in history. In this evocative collection of photographs the full story of Titanic is told, set against the backdrop of the great race to build the biggest and best passenger liner. From her genesis in the shipyard of Harland & Wolff to the anticipation of her launch and through her fitting out and sea trials, the excitement of Titanic's maiden voyage is keenly evident in the many rare and unusual images in this book. Looking at her departure from Southampton and her stops at Cherbourg and Queenstown, and including many photos never before published, this book follows the story to its tragic conclusion, the role of Carpathia and the aftermath of this shattering disaster.

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Steve Hall helped set up the Titanic Research and Modeling Association and is a former trustee. Bruce Beveridge is an honorary lifetime member of the British Titanic Society and a member of The Titanic Historical Society and the Irish Titanic Historical Society. He is also a founding member and trustee of the Titanic Research and Modeling Association. He and Steve Hall coauthored "Olympic & Titanic." He lives in Willow Springs, Illinois. Art Braunschweiger is a trustee of the Titanic Research and Modeling Association. He lives in Somerset County, New Jersey. Scott Andrews is a founding member and trustee of the Titanic Research and Modeling Association and a member of The Titanic Historical Society. He lives in Dacula, Georgia. Daniel Klistorner has consulted on Titanic-related books, artifact identification, preservation efforts, and museum exhibits. They all collaborated previously on "Titanic: The Ship Magnificent." Ken Marschall is best known as the world's foremost creator of Titanic artwork.

Review quote

"The ultimate Titanic reference book . . . the extraordinary collection of visual documentation . . . constitutes the most exhaustive guided tour of the ill-fated vessel ever published." --"Library Journal" on "Titanic: The Ship Magnificent"