Along with its passengers and crew, twelve dogs were also onboard Titanic. The twelve canines were brought onboard by ten of Titanic’s First Class passengers and their families, including John Jacob Astor. Out of the twelve dogs onboard only three survived, a Pekinese and two Pomeranians. The Pomeranians were brought onto lifeboats by their mistreses, Margaret Hays and Mrs Elizabeth Barrett Rothschild. A Pekinese named Sun Yat Sen was saved by his master, Henry S. Harper, in Lifeboat 3.
Fiery-throated Hummingbird - There are about 338 different species of hummingbirds. There are few other birds that rival the spectacular iridescence of the Fiery-throated Hummingbird. Found only in the cloud forest of Costa Rica and western Panama.
'It is the small observer, like the child, who does least to alter what he sees, and so sees most clearly.’ - William Empson // microphilia / the art of shrinking / looking like a child / the innocent...
Mrs. Elizabeth Barrett Rothschild, and her Pomeranian, both survived the sinking of the Titanic. She rests in her private mausoleum in St. Mary's of the Lake Cemetery, Watkins Glen. It's also a memorial to her husband.
The entire Andersson family, from Sweden, were lost in the sinking of the Titanic and their bodies were never found - Anders Johan aged 39, Alfrida Konstantia Brogren aged 39, Sigrid Elisabeth aged 11, Ingeborg Constanzia aged 9, Ebba Iris Alfrida aged 6, Sigvard Harald Elias aged 4 and Ellis Anna Maria aged 2 yrs 2mths