This is an original artwork on paper depicting the sinking of the titanic. Passengers can be seen hanging for the stern of the Titanic as it's bow dips below the service of the water. The outside measurements of the Titanic piece is 12.5 x 10 inches. Drawing 9 x 6 inches. The second piece in this grouping is an original piece of art titled Th Fan and dated 1913.
It's a great depiction of an American baseball game. The third piece in this archive is a female figure study signed Richardson and dated 1909.All three pieces come direct from a Vermont estate where original artwork by Richardson was kept unseen for decades. Richardson was a Vermont illustrator in the early 1900s. He is most famous for his photography and post card illustrations. 9.5 x 12 inches. Original artwork depicting the sinking of the Titanic are very rare.
Was a British passenger liner. In the North Atlantic Ocean on 15 April 1912 after colliding with an iceberg. UK to New York City.Caused the deaths of more than 1,500 people in one of the deadliest peacetime maritime disasters. At the time it entered service. Was the second of three. Operated by the White Star Line. And was built by the Harland and Wolff. Andrews was among those lost during the sinking.
On her maiden voyage, she carried 2,224 passengers and crew. Under the command of Edward Smith.And elsewhere throughout Europe seeking a new life in North America. A wireless telegraph provided for the convenience of passengers as well as for operational use. Had advanced safety features such as watertight compartments and remotely activated watertight doors, there were not enough lifeboats.
To accommodate all of those aboard due to outdated maritime safety regulations. Only carried enough lifeboats for 1,178 peopleslightly more than half of the number on board, and one-third her total capacity. After leaving Southampton on 10 April 1912.
In Ireland before heading westwards towards New York. On 14 April 1912, four days into the crossing and about 375 miles (604 km) south of Newfoundland. Meanwhile, passengers and some crew members were evacuated in lifeboats, many of which were launched only partly loaded. A disproportionate number of men were left aboard because of a women and children first. Protocol followed by some of the officers loading the lifeboats.Just under two hours after. Foundered, the Cunard liner RMS. Arrived on the scene of the sinking, where she brought aboard an estimated 705 survivors. The disaster was greeted with worldwide shock and outrage at the huge loss of life and the regulatory and operational failures that had led to it. Public inquiries in Britain and the United States led to major improvements in maritime safety.
One of their most important legacies was the establishment in 1914 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea. (SOLAS), which still governs maritime safety today. Additionally, several new wireless regulations were passed around the world in an effort to learn from the many missteps in wireless communicationswhich could have saved many more passengers. They were helped by an outpouring of public sympathy and charitable donations. Faced social ostracism for the rest of his life.Remains on the seabed, split in two and gradually disintegrating at a depth of 12,415 feet (3,784 m). Since her discovery in 1985, thousands of artefacts have been recovered and put on display at museums around the world. Has become one of the most famous ships in history, her memory kept alive by numerous books, folk songs, films, exhibits, and memorials. Our description is meant only as a reference and may not be at a level consistent with your own expertise.
Txzj pxzj405 txzj-11 txzj18 txzj48 txzj115. The item "Titanic Important original sinking of the TITANIC ca. 1912 Original Art" is in sale since Sunday, April 17, 2016. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Transportation\Boats & Ships\Cruise Ships & Ocean Liners\White Star & Titanic".
The seller is "longtrail" and is located in Shelburne, Vermont. This item can be shipped to United States.