Awesome World Travels Photo Album 1911 Pics From Belfast Of "titanic" & Olympic For Sale
This has to be the most fascinating photo albums I've ever come across. It looks as though the family, a couple and their son of this photo album were in the right place at the right time in Belfast Ireland 1911. Most likely around the end of Sep 1911. They managed to capture 3 pictures of the Titanic sitting in the Belfast shipyard without it's Funnel's (smokestacks) attached yet. They also managed to get some pictures of the H.M.S. Hawke and damage pics of the Olympic. It also looks like pics of them maybe coming into port? There is also pics of the Olympic and a picture on board the Olympic. Picture of the Olympic saying farewell, possibly after it was repaired. I thought about separating these photos from the album, but it tells a story of this family and I'm keeping it together. There are also many other wonderful World Travels pictures in this album.There are 669 photos, at least that's what's marked on the first page. On the first page it's written "The Start" March 11, 1911 with a wonderful Locomotive engine picture. Pics from the Grand Canyon, Indian Village New Mexico, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Washington DC, New York, Boston, Harvard College, Wellesley, Pictures on a boat or ship named the "Canopie" These are interesting pics. One gentleman by the name of Mr. Kellogg, Porta Delgada "Azores", Gibualtar navy yard and HMS Prince of Wales Battle ship, Algiers, Naples Italy, Pompeii, Rome, Trip to Dublin, Florence, Pisa, Venice, Battle ships docked in Venice of the Victor Emmanuel, Cruiser SS Principe Umberto (sunk in ww I) , Lido, Milan, Italian lakes, Simplon Pass, Gornergrat, Interlaken, Paris, Versailles France, Pictures at the Grand Prix race track, Malmaison, Robinson France, Chantilly, Cologne, German Rhine with steam boats, Heidelberg, Karlstadt Germany, Berlin, London, Stoke Poyes, The Thames, Windsor castle, Oxford, Warwick Castle, Kenilworth, Chester, Isle of Man, English Lake region, Melrose, Caledonian Canel, Scotland, Oban, Ierland, Belfast, Phoenix Park Dublin, Killarney, Banff Canada, Seattle, Portland, A Hotel in Los Angeles was their last stop. I might have left out some towns I couldn't make the name out that was written down. This was a wonderful journey in this family's life and captured some wonderful historical stuff on this trip.
I'm adding Pics of Belfast of the Titanic and the Olympic for now and will be adding more pics over the next several days so keep checking back. I'm starting at a ridiculously low offer of $300.00 and just letting it run. first few photos are of the Titanic.
On May-03-13 at 21:20:13 PDT, seller added the following information:On May-05-13 at 11:24:19 PDT, seller added the following information:
On May-05-13 at 11:29:10 PDT, seller added the following information:
There are many more photos than what I have taken in this album, these were just some of the ones I liked.
On May-06-13 at 21:48:25 PDT, seller added the following information:
Another shot taken on the Olympic?
Another shot from Belfast
This looks like a shot taken on the Hawke after it was towed in to port.
Another shot of the Hawke
Hawke and Olympic coming in to port?
I think it might have said somthing about the tug boat that towed the Hawke in to port
Family of this album when they arrived in Belfast.
Family arriving in Belfast at the Train Station.
Belfast Train Station. This is a great Pic!
On May-06-13 at 21:53:34 PDT, seller added the following information:
Belfast Train Station. Wonder how many important people came through here?
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Awesome World Travels Photo Album 1911 Pics From Belfast Of "titanic" & Olympic : $5,822