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Picture taken two days before Titanic crash presented for auction

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

15th Jun, 2020. 10:51 pm
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Picture taken two days before Titanic crash present for auction

A photograph taken two days before the Titanic collided with the iceberg and a photographer’s letter were put up for auction.

According to the details, the world’s first large and modern RMS ship Titanic, which was destroyed in 1912 after the collision with the iceberg near Canada in the Atlantic Ocean, was photographed two days before the crash and a photographer’s letter presented for auction.

A rare image of an iceberg has surfaced after 108 years, a rare black and white image taken by a passenger two days before the sinking of the Titanic.

Capt. W. Wood, a passenger interested in photography, took a picture of a giant iceberg with his camera and saved it, two days before the ship crashed.

After arriving in New York, he sent a printout of the picture with his letter to his grandparents, stating that it was an iceberg that had destroyed the Titanic.

Picture taken two days before Titanic crash present for auction

Picture taken two days before Titanic crash present for auction

The Titanic collided with an iceberg at 10.20 pm on April 14, 1912, and sank exactly three hours later.

Numerous photographs of the iceberg and the Titanic crash, taken before and after the collision, have surfaced over the past century, but it seems that Captain W. Wood’s photo of the Iceberg is similar to whats the eyewitness told the world before.

The rare photo and letter have now been put up for auction, valued at around ، 12,000 pounds. The letter and photo will go on for auction on June 20.

More than 1,500 unfortunate passengers were killed in the sinking of the world’s largest ship, which set sail on its maiden voyage in 1912.

Also read: Worst Plane Crashes In Air Travel History of Pakistan

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