News of the Sinking of the Titanic

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Delivering the news of the sinking of the Titanic to the White Star Lines on April 15, 1912. The White Star Lines owned the Titanic and many of its executives died in the tragedy.

Getting TITANIC news - White Star Office
1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.
Photo related to the disaster of the RMS TITANIC, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1,500 people. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008)
  • Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).
  • Title from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
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  • Bain Collection
  • Glass negatives.
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