The sinking of the Titanic was a terrible event that caused a massive loss of human life while also signifying to many the end of the British empire and the foolishness of humanity’s technological pride. Here are 20 photos taken of the ship taken in better days.
1. Leaving Port
This photo was taken as the Titianic left port in Southampton, England on the 10th of April 1912. Four days after this photo was taken the ship would strike the fateful iceberg that would carry her to the bottom of the sea.