132 THE WHITE STAR LINER “TITANIC” A small collection of three rare printed documents which record the excitement and wonder of the creation of the Titanic as well as it’s tragic end. 1: A White Star Line folded brochure [printed 10-29-11] celebrating “The Largest and Finest Steamers in the world OLYMPIC 45,000 TONS TITANIC 45,000” the internal pages showing a detailed cross-section of the sister ships, as well as internal views of several of the public spaces including the internal swimming pool, the Cooling Room & Turkish Bath, the Library, The Verandah Cafe and Palm Court, and others. There is also a page of technical information (tonnage, length, passenger capacity (2,500), crew (890), etc. Generally in very fine condition; (a small section of the margin (at lower right corner) is absent.) 2: A postcard, issued by Henry Wykes, Paris, depicting the Titanic together with the music and words to the song “Nearer My God to Thee” in French and English. The card is unused. (minor tones but no folds, tears or damage). 3: A 4-fold brochure from All Saints’ Church, Southampton for the service on Sunday, April 21st, 1912 titled on front “The Loss of the White Star Liner “Titanic” . After leaving Southampton on 10 April 1912, Titanic called at Cherbourg in France and Queenstown (now Cobh) in Ireland before heading west to New York. On 14 April, four days into the crossing and about 375 miles (600 km) south of Newfoundland, she hit an iceberg at 11:40 p.m. ship’s time. (3) $1,500–2,000 132 128 126 25