Luxury at sea: Titanic set a new standard for travel

Daily Graphic spendors of the Titanic

Competition between the illustrated newspapers of London was intense. This page was part of a special section in the Daily Graphic of London which was published only five days after the ship went down. Given the tools available, it was an amazing feat.

The Sphere Luxurious writing and reading room on Titanic

This page is from the Sphere of London and was also published just five days after the sinking of the Titanic. The Olympic class ships can be best described as the 747’s of the era, designed to carry a lot of freight and people while the Lusitania class ships of the Cunard line were designed for speed, much like the now-retired Concorde.

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