R.M.S. Titanic Collage
Framed and glazed memorabilia collage of B/W images of R.M.S. Titanic with notes. Created by Eva Hart, Titanic survivor, who gave it to T. Moore of the Dagenham Royal Naval Association shortly before her death.
14 B/W images of the Titanic, with one block of text, mounted on a dark blue background with gold borders. Largest image, at the centre, is a front view of ship along the starboard side, entitled ?AT QUEENSTOWN (COBH) - CORK?. Above this is a drawn image of the Titanic in a porthole style frame with ?R.M.S. TITANIC / LIVERPOOL? on it. Below the central image is a block of text telling the History of Events in chronological order. Running along the left hand side, from top to bottom is: ?A-DECK PROMENADE? - showing man and woman on deck; ?NEWS OF THE DISASTER? - front page of the Daily Express marking twentieth anniversary of event on 15th April 1932; ?THE ANCHOR IS RAISED? - view of port stern showing the raising of the anchor; ?A-DECK? - a view along the deck with one central male figure; ?NEARING COMPLETION - BELFAST? - picture showing the Titanic in dock with work underway for her completion, and a crowd of people on the dockside; ?QUEENSTOWN (COBH)? - image of the Titanic on her way out to sea. On the right hand side, from top to bottom are: ?AT SEA? - Picture of four gentelmen, one lady and one young boy on deck; ?THE LAST LUNCHEON? - copy of the menu for the last meal served on board, dated 14th April 1912; ?A LIFEBOAT? - Image from below one of the 16 lifeboats, looking up; ?S.O.S. TELEGRAM? - Copy of the S.O.S. sent by the Titanic; ?LEAVING QUEENSTOWN (COBH)? - full length portside image of the Titanic undersail; ?TITANIC SINKS? - drawing of the moment the boat sank, with lifeboats in the foreground.
Frame length: 877mm
Inscription Engraved On plaque on front: PRESENTED BY / T.MOORE / ROYAL NAVAL ASSOCIATION / DAGENHAM
Entry Number 1610