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Titanic In Photographs

Author : Daniel Klistorner
ISBN : 075249953X
Genre : Photography
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The name Titanic has become synonymous with catastrophe, the story of this luxurious liner legendary. Wrecked after colliding with an iceberg on her maiden voyage, the loss of around 1,500 lives among her passengers and crew has gone down in history as one of the most motive and tragic disasters in history. In this evocative collection of photographs the full story of Titanic is told, set against the backdrop of the great race to build the biggest and best passenger liner. From her genesis in the shipyard of Harland & Wolff to the anticipation of her launch and through her fitting out and sea trials, the excitement of Titanic’s maiden voyage is keenly evident in the many rare and unusual images in this book. Looking at her departure from Southampton and her stops at Cherbourg and Queenstown, and including many photos never before published, this book follows the story to its tragic conclusion, the role of Carpathia and the aftermath of this shattering disaster.
Category: Photography

The Last Days Of The Titanic

Author : Edward Eugene O'Donnell
ISBN : UOM:39015040171434
Genre : Transportation
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Offers photographs from a passenger on board the ill-fated ship, who exited the ship in Ireland, which document the liner's send-off, the crew and the passengers, the interior of the ship, and the last portrait of Captain Smith
Category: Transportation

Father Browne S Titanic Album

Author : E. E. O'Donnell
ISBN : 1872245846
Genre : Photography
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Famous photographs of the Titanic, its passengers and crew, taken by Fr. Frank Browne.
Category: Photography

The Titanic Story

Author : Stephen D. Cox
ISBN : 0812693965
Genre : History
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Describes the disastrous maiden voyage of the Titanic, which sank after colliding with an iceberg in the spring of 1912
Category: History

The Titanic On Film

Author : Linda Maria Koldau
ISBN : 9780786490370
Genre : Performing Arts
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The narrative surrounding the Titanic’s voyage, collision, and sinking in April 1912 seems tailor-made for film. With clear categories of gender, class, nationality, and religion, the dominating Titanic myth offers a wealth of motifs ripe for the silver screen-heroism, melodrama, love, despair, pleasure, pain, failure, triumph, memory and eternal guilt. This volume provides a detailed overview of Titanic films from 1912 to the present and analyzes the six major Titanic films, including the 1943 Nazi propaganda production, the 1953 Hollywood film, the 1958 British docudrama A Night to Remember, the 1979 TV production S.O.S. Titanic, the 1996 mini-series Titanic, and James Cameron's 1997 blockbuster. By showing how each film follows and builds on a pattern of fixed scenes, motifs and details defined as the “Titanic code,” this work yields telling insights into why this specific disaster has maintained such great relevance into the 21st century.
Category: Performing Arts

The Titanic

Author : Eugene L. Rasor
ISBN : 031331215X
Genre : History
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The most dramatic marine disaster of modern times, the RMS Titanic tragedy captured the attention of the entire world. The intensity of interest in the catastrophe has increased, particularly after discovery of the wreck off the coast of Newfoundland in the mid-1980s. The resulting literature is vast, including both scholarly and popular sources. Providing a critical and historiographical overview of that literature, this book offers a useful guide to researchers interested in the Titanic.
Category: History

The R M S Titanic And Washington D C

Author : Maureen Zottoli
ISBN : 9781524624200
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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One hundred years has gone by since R.M.S. Titanic foundered and the subsequent hearings were brought to Washington, D.C. This book is a unique resource to the Washington, D.C. portion of the historical story of R.M.S. Titanic. Included are locations of interest for tourist, student or seasoned historian to see bits of Titanic history around town, no matter how brief the visit. Some of the surviving crew and officers stayed in DC during testimony and were provided a tour. Some of the passengers made their homes in the DC area. This book provides a look at where these folks lived/stayed and also a look at those within the three branches of government who would play a role in the investigation, hearings, and even the subsequent cases brought to the Supreme Court.
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Relaunching Titanic

Author : William J V Neill
ISBN : 9781135039356
Genre : Architecture
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Relaunching Titanic critically considers the invocation of Titanic heritage in Belfast in contributing to a new ‘post-conflict’ understanding of the city. The authors address how the memory of Titanic is being and should be represented in the place of its origin, from where it was launched into the collective consciousness and unconscious of western civilization. Relaunching Titanic examines the issues in the context of international debates on the tension between place marketing of cities and other alternative portrayals of memory and meaning in places. Key questions include the extent to which the goals of economic development are congruous with the ‘contemplative city’ and especially the need for mature and creative reflection in the ‘post-conflict’ city, whether development interests have taken precedence over the need for a deeper appreciation of a more nuanced Titanic legacy in the city of Belfast, and what Belfast shares with other places in considering the sacred and profane in memory construction. While Relaunching Titanic focuses on the conflicted history of Belfast and the Titanic, it will have lessons for planners and scholars of city branding, tourism, and urban re-imaging.
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Encyclopedia Of Twentieth Century Photography Lynne Warren

Author : Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group
ISBN : 9781579583934
Genre : Photography
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Editor’s note : These definitions err on the side of succinctness and are intended to be beginning points for the serious student. An attempt to standardize terminology commonly found in the medium of fine arts photographs that avoids copyrighted term or trade names (‘‘dye-destruction print’’ in lieu of ‘‘Cibachrome’’ and so on) has been made using guidelines set forth by the J. Paul Getty Institute. In acknowledgment of the increase in collecting vintage prints and the perennial interest in historical processes, many nineteenth century processes and obsolete terms are included. Cross referencing within the glossary is indicated by italics; encyclopedia entries are indicated by small capitals. Additive colors The primary colors of red, green and blue which are mixed to form all other colors in photo- graphic reproduction. See entry COLOR THEORY: NATURAL AND SYNTHETIC . Agfacolor Trade name for a subtractive color film manufactured by the European company Agfa-Gevaert; analogous to Kodachrome and Ansocolor. Albumen print Prints obtained from a process in wide use during the nineteenth century in which paper is prepared with an albumen emulsion obtained from egg whites and made light sensitive with a silver nitrate solution. See also Collodion process ; Dry plate processes . Amberlith An orange acetate historically used for masking mechanicals during the process of preparing plates for commercial printing. The area so masked photographs as black to the camera, printing clear on the resulting positive film. See also Rubylith . Ambrotype An image created by the collodion process, historically on glass, which gives the illusion of being positive when placed against a dark backing, often a layer of black lacquer, paper, or velvet. Also see Ferrotype . Anamorphic image An image featuring differing scales of magnification across the picture plane, especially varying along the vertical and horizontal axes, with the result being extreme distortion. Aniline A rapid-drying oil-based solvent used in the preparation of dyes and inks for photographic applications. Aniline process A method of making prints directly from line art (drawings) on translucent materials bypassing the need for a negative. Also see Diazo process . Aniline printing See Flexography . Angle of incidence The measurement in degrees in terms of the deviation from the perpendicular of the angle at which light hits a surface. Angle of view The measurement in degrees of the angle formed by lines projected from the optical center of a lens to the edges of the field of view. This measurement is used to identify lenses and their appropriateness to capture various widths or degrees of actual space in a photographic representation, thus an extreme telephoto lens captures between 6 and 15
Category: Photography

Titanic Voices From The Disaster

Author : Deborah Hopkinson
ISBN : 9780545452380
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Scheduled to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the tragic sinking of the TITANIC, a topic that continues to haunt and thrill readers to this day, this book by critically acclaimed author Deborah Hopkinson weaves together the voices and stories of real TITANIC survivors and witnesses to the disaster -- from the stewardess Violet Jessop to Captain Arthur Rostron of the CARPATHIA, who came to the rescue of the sinking ship. Packed with heartstopping action, devastating drama, fascinating historical details, loads of archival photographs on almost every page, and quotes from primary sources, this gripping story, which follows the TITANIC and its passengers from the ship's celebrated launch at Belfast to her cataclysmic icy end, is sure to thrill and move readers.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction