La Salle à manger des premières classes à bord du Titanic décorée dans le style jacobéenne (tapissée de carreaux de linoléum bleu profond avec un motif élaboré rouge et jaune éclatants comme un tapis persan, et décorée de boiseries blanches) // The First Class Dining Saloon aboard the Titanic decorated in the Jacobean style (covered with deep blue linoleum tiles with an elaborate bright red and yellow motif like a Persian carpet and decorated with white woodwork) (1912)
37. Mother hides her face in shame after putting her children up for sale, Chicago, 1948
Jock Hume was a band-member, who died on Titanic. Mary Costin was his pregnant fiancee, who was left to bring up their child alone and unmarried in Edwardian Scotland. The book telling their story, 'And the Band Played On', has had me captivated until it was read!
The 'unsinkable' Titanic, did sink, two and a half hours after striking an iceberg, on April 14, 1912. 1600 of her passengers and crew perished with her. The suffragettes of 1912 were incensed that the policy of 'women and children first,' which led to a death ratio of nine men for every one woman, saying that it was little more than a patriarchal sentiment that hid an agenda of suppression.