April 10, 2012

Titanic, 100 years today

A recreation of The Promenade Deck from the 2002 New Exhibition, complete
with a recreation of the moonless star field the 1912 passengers saw that night  

Telegraph Top, used to transmit orders 
between Titanic's Bridge and Engine Room  
Skylight with prisms used to illuminate storerooms on the Titanic

In 2000 and again in 2002 I had the pleasure of photographing hundreds of artifacts and room recreations when I was the photographer at The Museum of Science and Industry.  
It was quite haunting at times as it was often just an artifact preparator and myself photographing into the wee hours.  
If these items could talk... 

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