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Titanic Images - Library of Congress

The Library of Congress is the repository for massive image collections that pertain to the Titanic disaster. Included in these commonly seen images are selections from Bain News Service and Harris & Ewing, among others.

Titanic Lifeboat Images

Titanic Survivors on Way to Rescue Ship Carpathia - 15 April 1912

Titanic Survivors on Way to Rescue Ship Carpathia - 15 April 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-93570). GGA Image ID # 10d6191d55

Titanic Lifeboats on Way to Carpathia - 15 April 1912

Titanic Lifeboats on Way to Carpathia - 15 April 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-33430). GGA Image ID # 10d6207305

Captain Rostron / Carpathia Images

Captain Rostron of the Carpathia - 1912

Captain Rostron of the Carpathia - 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-121011). GGA Image ID # 10d65866e7

Captain Arthur Henry Rostron Next to the Silver Loving Cup Presented to Him in May 1912 by Survivors of the Titanic in Recognition of His Heroism in Their Rescue.

Captain Arthur Henry Rostron Next to the Silver Loving Cup Presented to Him in May 1912 by Survivors of the Titanic in Recognition of His Heroism in Their Rescue. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-10426). GGA Image ID # 100cc5cbfb

Captain Rostron and Under Officers of the Carpathia

Captain Rostron and Under Officers of the Carpathia. Photo shows Captain Arthur Henry Rostron next to the silver loving cup presented to him in May 1912 by survivors of the Titanic in recognition of his heroism in their rescue. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008) © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-10428). GGA Image ID # 10db7fb4e9

Hand-Written Account by Captain A. H. Rostron of the R.M.S. Carpathia Describing His Response to the Distress Signal of the Titanic on 15 April 1912.

Photocopy of Hand-Written Account by Captain A. H. Rostron of the R.M.S. Carpathia Describing His Response to the Distress Signal of the Titanic on 15 April 1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-64157). GGA Image ID # 100d7296d0

Mrs. J.J. Brown Presenting Trophy Cup Award to Capt. Arthur Henry Roston, for His Service in the Rescue of the Titanic.

Mrs. J.J. Brown Presenting Trophy Cup Award to Capt. Arthur Henry Roston, for His Service in the Rescue of the Titanic. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-121013). GGA Image ID # 100c6a1f54

The S.S. Carpathia Docked in New York - 1912

The S.S. Carpathia Docked in New York - 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-71128). GGA Image ID # 10d59e553b

Captain Rostron of the Carpathia with His Wife - 25 February 1913

Captain Rostron of the Carpathia with His Wife - 25 February 1913. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-105865). GGA Image ID # 10d6153c66

Titanic Surviviors on the Carpathia

Group of Survivors of the Titanic Disaster Aboard the Carpathia after Being Rescued.

Group of Survivors of the Titanic Disaster Aboard the Carpathia after Being Rescued. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-99341). GGA Image ID # 100d18f317

Rescued Titanic Passengers Aboard the Carpathia: Mr. George A. Harder, Who Was the Only Man Saved of Eleven Honeymoon Couples. Mr. & Mrs. G. A. Harder and Mrs. Charles M. Hayes Talking Whose Husband Was Lost. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-56452), GGA Image ID # 100dc7846f

Groups of Titanic Survivors Aboard Rescue Ship Carpathia: Unidentified Group on Deck.

Groups of Titanic Survivors Aboard Rescue Ship Carpathia: Unidentified Group on Deck. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-56453). GGA Image ID # 100e939fef

Group of Titanic Survivors on Board the Carpathia - 1912

Group of Titanic Survivors on Board the Carpathia - 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-11211). GGA Image ID # 10d55017cb

Stuart Collett - One of the Titanic Survivors Arriving on the Carpathia.

Stuart Collett - One of the Titanic Survivors Arriving on the Carpathia. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-85391). GGA Image ID # 100d8af71a

Stuart Collett - Survivor of the Titanic 19 April 1912

Stuart Collett - Survivor of the Titanic 19 April 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-34062). GGA Image ID # 10d536933f

Photograph shows Brandon Whitlock, U.S. Ambassador to Belgium from 1914 to 1921 with his wife Ella (Brainerd) Whitlock

Photograph shows Brandon Whitlock, U.S. Ambassador to Belgium from 1914 to 1921 with his wife Ella (Brainerd) Whitlock. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-20423). GGA Image ID # 101e58f7ff

Harold Bride, Surviving Wireless Operator of the TItanic

Harold Bride, Surviving Wireless Operator of the TItanic, with Feet Bandaged, Being Carried up Ramp of the Carpathia April 1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-85392). GGA Image ID # 10d7b0f6a2

Family Group Photo of Titanic Survivors - 1912

Family Group Photo of Titanic Survivors - 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-34976). GGA Image ID # 10d543eba3

Louis and Michel Navratil - Temporary Orphans from the Titanic

Louis and Michel Navratil - Temporary Orphans from the Titanic. Photo taken before the 'orphans' of the Titanic were correctly identified and returned to their mother. The boys are French brothers Michel (age 4) and Edmond Navratil (age 2). To board the ship, their father assumed the name Louis Hoffman and used their nicknames, Lolo and Mamon. Their father died in the disaster of the RMS Titanic, which struck an iceberg in April 1912 and sank, killing more than 1,500 people. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008). © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-10345) GGA Image ID # 10d95d8664

Louis and Michel Navratil, of Nice, France, on Their Mother's Lap c1912

Louis and Michel Navratil, of Nice, France, on Their Mother's Lap c1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-105864) GGA Image ID # 10d71186b0

Frederick Dent Ray and William Burke, Saloon Stewards on the Titanic 27 April 1912.

Frederick Dent Ray and William Burke, Saloon Stewards on the Titanic 27 April 1912. Stewards F. (Frederick) Dent Ray (1879-1977) at left and William Burke at right with another surviving crewman of the RMS Titanic, standing outside the proceedings of the American Inquiry at Washington, D.C., April 27, 1912. The identity of the middle crewman is not identified, but may be either Andrew Cunningham or Alfred Crawford. © Harris & Ewing. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-hec-00940) GGA Image ID # 10dabb9457

United States Senate Hearings - New York & Washington DC

Senator William Alden Smith

Senator William Alden Smith, who conducted the Senatorial Inquiry into the "Titanic" Disaster in New York and Washington. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-hec-15852). GGA Image ID # 103254c02e

Representatives of the White Star Line in Washington DC for Senate Hearings

Representatives of the White Star Line in Washington DC for Senate Hearings. © Harris & Ewing. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-hec-00933). GGA Image ID # 10d67e3e1d

From left to right: unidentified man, possibly Sydney C. Neale, Washington representative of the White Star Line, P.A.S. Franklin, Chalres C. Burlingham, and Bruce Ismay, in Washington, D.C., April 1912 for the Senate Commerce Committee hearings. Identification based on illustration in book: Titanic: Destination Disaster, by John P. Eaton, Charles A. Haas, p. 107. Philip Albright Small Franklin was president and chairman of International Mercantile Marine Company from 1916 to 1936. At the time of the Titanic disaster on April 15, 1912, Franklin was in charge of the White Star Line office and terminus affairs at IMM headquarters in New York City.

J. Bruce Ismay being questioned at the Waldorf Astoria by Senate Investigating Committee 27 May 1912

J. Bruce Ismay being questioned at the Waldorf Astoria by Senate Investigating Committee 27 May 1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-68079). GGA Image ID # 10d74268cc

Senators Question J. Bruce Ismay at the Waldorf Astoria 27 May 1912

Senators Question J. Bruce Ismay at the Waldorf Astoria 27 May 1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-68081). GGA Image ID # 10d78d7b4c

Senate Investigating Committee Questioning Individuals at the Waldorf Astoria May 1912

Senate Investigating Committee Questioning Individuals at the Waldorf Astoria May 1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-68078). GGA Image ID # 10d7fe5fb0

Harold Thomas Coffam, wireless operator on the Carpathia

Harold Thomas Coffam, wireless operator on the Carpathia being questioned by the Senate Investigating Committee. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-68080). GGA Image ID # 10d8830888

Titanic Disaster Aftermath Images

Crowd Awaiting Survivors from the Titanic in New York on 18 April 1912

Crowd Awaiting Survivors from the Titanic in New York on 18 April 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-26635). GGA Image ID # 10d50ec86c

Getting the Latest News on the Titanic Disaster at the White Star Line Office April 1912

Getting the Latest News on the Titanic Disaster at the White Star Line Office April 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-10353). GGA Image ID # 10d943621a

Crowd in Front of White Star Line Offices - April 1912

Crowd in Front of White Star Line Offices - April 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-10349). GGA Image ID # 10dbe5ccea

Crowd Gathers In Front of White Star Offices - April 1912

Crowd Gathers In Front of White Star Offices - April 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-10353). GGA Image ID # 10dbfa42e5

Crowd Awaiting Titanic Survivors Arrival on the Carpathia in New York

Crowd Awaiting Titanic Survivors Arrival on the Carpathia in New York. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-10346). GGA Image ID # 10d9baae96

Crowd Awaiting Survivors from Carpathia in New York - April 1912

Crowd Awaiting Survivors from Carpathia in New York - April 1912. © Bain News Service. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-10347). GGA Image ID # 10dbd25a64

RMS Titanic Interior and Exterior Images

Photograph of the main dining room on the salon deck of the ill-fated White Star Liner Titanic, which foundered in mid-ocean after ramming an iceberg.

Photograph of the main dining room on the salon deck of the ill-fated White Star Liner Titanic, which foundered in mid-ocean after ramming an iceberg. © Underwood & Underwood 1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ds-11023). GGA Image ID # 10dacaee34

Veranda Cafe and Palm Court of the Titanic - 1912

Veranda Cafe and Palm Court of the Titanic - 1912. © New York World-Telegram and the Sun Newspaper Photograph Collection. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ds-11022). GGA Image ID # 10db0a633f

RMS Olympic Images

Fore Deck of White Star Liner Olympic at Dock in New York Harbor 21 June 1911.

Fore Deck of White Star Liner Olympic at Dock in New York Harbor 21 June 1911. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ds-10959). GGA Image ID # 10d4ed7b9e

Reception Room on the RMS Olympic Photographed by Rev. William Herman 1911.

Reception Room on the RMS Olympic Photographed by Rev. William Herman 1911. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ds-12333). GGA Image ID # 10d4cec0b8

Arrival of The RMS Olympic in New York.

 Arrival of The RMS Olympic in New York. © Bain News Service 1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-10339). GGA Image ID # 10d50bdbde

Titanic Memorials

Construction of Titanic Memorial in Washington DC - Summer 1930

Construction of Titanic Memorial in Washington DC - Summer 1930. Harris & Ewing. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division ((LC-DIG-hec-35959). GGA Image ID # 10da95d088

Mrs. Lister Hill Visits the Titanic Memorial in Washington DC ca 1940

Mrs. Lister Hill Visits the Titanic Memorial in Washington DC ca 1940. © Harris & Ewing. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-hec-28377). GGA Image ID # 10da6fa5f4

Other Related Images

Mrs. J. Bruce Ismay Riding a White Horse. u.d. c1910

Mrs. J. Bruce Ismay Riding a White Horse. u.d. c1910. © Bain News Service 1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-07639). GGA Image ID # 10d8d77c90

Chorus Girl Raising Money at Titanic Benefit - Game 21 April 1912

Chorus Girl Raising Money at Titanic Benefit - Game 21 April 1912. Photo shows crowd at baseball game to raise money for survivors of the RMS Titanic disaster, Polo Grounds, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2008) © Bain News Service 1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-10464). GGA Image ID # 10d9cb51ac

Titanic Tablet Unveiled - Seamen's Institute, Bishop Greer Speaking

Titanic Tablet Unveiled - Seamen's Institute, Bishop Greer Speaking - ud ca 1912. Photo shows services in memory of the Titanic at Seamen's Church Institute, New York City. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009) © Bain News Service 1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-ggbain-12820). GGA Image ID # 10da094de3

Medal Presented by President William Howard Taft to Captain A. Rostron, Rescuer of Survivors of Titanic.

Medal Presented by President William Howard Taft to Captain A. Rostron, Rescuer of Survivors of Titanic. © Harris & Ewing 1912. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-DIG-hec-01692). GGA Image ID # 10db2b4ace

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: When the Titanic Went Down,

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: When the Titanic Went Down. Words by Kittie D. G. Rogers; Music by M. C. Hanford, Published by H. Kirkus Dugdale Co., Washington, D.C, c1912, monographic. First line: The night was still and the sea was calm. Refrain: Some sleep beneath the ocean waves. Advertisement for The wreck of the Titanic by M. C. Hanford on p. [6]. Library of Congress, Notated Music (LCCN: 2009536690). GGA Image ID # 10df9e0be1

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: The sinking of the Titanic.

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: The sinking of the Titanic. Words and Arrangement by Laura Smith Roush; Arrangement by D. L. Roush., Published by L. S. Roush, Topeka, Kan, c1912, monographic. First line: Upon the ocean's mighty billows. Refrain: We are sinking, came the wireless. Library of Congress, Notated Music (LCCN: 2009543129). GGA Image ID # 10e0020488

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: Heroes of the Ocean in Memory of the Titanic Disaster.

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: Heroes of the Ocean in Memory of the Titanic Disaster. Words by Emma La Turno Thrum; Music by John Mand. Published by J. T. La Turno, Denver, Colo, c1912, monographic. First line: The bright silv'ry moon rose high in the sky. Refrain: Men kissed their wives and children goodbye. Library of Congress, Notated Music (LCCN: 2009543375). GGA Image ID # 10e066e705

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: Titanic: In the Shadows of the Deep.

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: Titanic: In the Shadows of the Deep. Words by John Boland; Music by Wm. Held. Published by Chas. H. Henderson Music Pub. Co., Corry, Pa, c1912, monographic. First line: A ship they named the Titanic. Refrain: Good-bye to all dearer than life. Advertisement for 'Forget those words in anger spoken' by Joseph Liljenberg on p. [6]. Library of Congress, Notated Music (LCCN: 2009535853). GGA Image ID # 10e0cbd467

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: My Sweetheart Went Down With the Ship.

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: My Sweetheart Went Down With the Ship. Words by Roger Lewis; Music by F. Henri Klickmann. Published by Frank K. Root & Co., Chicago, c1912, monographic. A beautiful song, inspired by the wreck of the Titanic. First line: Out of the bay sailing away there went the steamship Titanic. Refrain: My sweetheart went down with the ship. Advertisement for The wreck of the Titanic by Jeanette Forrest on p. 2 and for I will love you when the silver threads are shining among the gold by F. Henri Klickmann on p. [6]. Library of Congress, Notated Music (LCCN: 2009537390). GGA Image ID # 10e0d81c45

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: Destruction of the Titanic.

Front Cover, Sheet Music for Voice and Piano: Destruction of the Titanic. Words by C. H. Dutton; Music by Etta B. Server. Published by H. Kirkus Dugdale Co., Washington, D.C, c1912, monographic. First line: Beyond the sea from an English harbor. Refrain: While the lifeboars onward moving. Advertisement for The mourning turtle dove by M. Hanford on p. [6]. Library of Congress, Notated Music (LCCN: 2009543379). GGA Image ID # 10e110a26a

Marchese Guglielmo Marconi, 1874-1937 Standing with Alfred N. Goldsmith, Facing Left with Telegraph Equipment on Table.

Marchese Guglielmo Marconi, 1874-1937 Standing with Alfred N. Goldsmith, Facing Left with Telegraph Equipment on Table. Photo ca. 26 June 1922. Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division (LC-USZ62-55343). GGA Image ID # 10eac53f3b

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