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PINK SILK & LACE DINNER GOWN, c. 1912 Light pink silk charmeuse, center front panel dusty pink chiffon w/ Milanese tape lace bodice band above high waist, slight train, attached at shoulders & back neckline coat of cream gauze w/ hand made Irish crochet & Milanese laces, B 30", W 22", (2 quarter size holes bottom of chiffon panel, waist sash split, hem & coat dingy) fair. Brooklyn Museum
Now hopefully I can find one from the Titanic = my favorite and greatest section of all time! Cross-section of the HMS Olympic from the August 14, 1909 issue of "The Illustrated London".
Captain Smiths Bathtub aboard the sunken ship. The plumbing allowed the Captain a choice of salt or fresh water, hot or cold. Scientists were in court in Norfolk Va. revealing never-before-seen images of the Titanic and the ocean bottom where the violently strewn remnants of the world's most famous shipwreck rest nearly a century after it sank on its maiden voyage.
Survivors of the Titanic row to the Carpathia, 1912....Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton, UK to New York City, US. The sinking of Titanic caused the deaths of more than 1,500 people in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters in modern history. The RMS Titanic was the largest ship afloat at the time it entered service.