Titanic interior: Gentlemen's First Class smoking room. After dinner, the men would repair to this room to smoke and discuss politics over snifters of brandy and cognac. Make it a smaller and call it the drinking room, other than that's it's perfect.
Memorial to Edith Corse Evans at Grace Church at and Broadway. Edith Evans was one of only four first-class women die during the sinking of the Titanic. Prior to sailing, a fortune teller in London had told her to "beware of the water.
This drawing gives some idea of the iceberg hazards faced by the Titanic, including the one it hit. The Carpathia, pictured on the left, was some 58 nautical miles away when it received the message that the Titanic was in trouble.
*SILVER SOUP TUREEN ~ would have been used in First Class on the Titanic. It appears to be too large to have been brought to the table for service; it is likely that it would have been used on a trolley or buffet counter.
*LONDON HERALD: TITANIC SINKS The world was shocked when the Titanic sank. The "unsinkable" ship Titanic sank on its maiden voyage, losing at least lives (some accounts say even more), making it one of the deadliest maritime disasters in history.