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#337 - Titanic: Surviving Crew Members

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Original photo of ragged surviving crewmen awaiting dry clothes

Original vintage glossy 8.5 x 6.5 International News Service photo of Titanic crew survivors receiving dry clothes at the Sailor’s Home in New York. Photo shows four rows of weary sailors, many in their White Star sweaters, patiently waiting for dry clothes. Reverse bears an International News Service, New York stamp, a handwritten caption which reads, “Giving out clothes to Titanic sailors at Sailor’s Home,” as well as several date stamps and crop marks. In good condition, with clipped upper corners, lightly trimmed edges, some noticeable creases to upper portion, a few small edge tears, and a few spots to finish. Provenance: Caren Archive, New York Times.

The outpouring of support following the Titanic disaster around the world, and especially in New York, is worthy of the highest accolades one could receive. Sailors’ benevolent societies, religious groups, the Red Cross, the Salvation Army, hospitals, and many other organizations and individuals came together to lend a helping hand in the form of financial relief, food and shelter. This rare photograph shows what was generally known but was hardly ever seen by others. RR Auction COA.

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