Of this photo he’s restored and colourised, Rob Cross tweets:
…the last known picture of the Titanic taken by Irish Jesuit priest Francis Browne on April 12, 1912 after she departed Queenstown, Ireland. Three days later 1514 people would lose their lives in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in history.
Previously: Trooping The Colour
(Thanks Alan Daly)
Oh the humanity.
Damn you Captain Birdseye.
I know you don’t normally do this but I found what appears to be a school pupil’s project on the Titanic. It was found outside the Ballsbridge Hotel [formerly Jury’s Hotel] Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 at 3.45pm beside the southbound bus stop. I have left it in the reception of the hotel…
And you at home can be the drowned passengers.
A Red Bull TV advert suggesting that Titanic passengers could have survived if they had drunk the energy drink is facing a possible investigation after complaints from descendants of those travelling on the doomed liner. The Advertising Standards Authority has received 110 complaints since 9 September about the Red Bull ad, including one from the Titanic Heritage Trust. Titanic Heritage Trust founder Howard Nelson said: “Red Bull is using a tragic event to promote and sell its products without care for the people that were lost.”