‘St Louis (Louis IX of France) burying his plague-stricken troops before Tunis, A.D. 1270’, by the Baron Charles de Steuben (1791–1856). This painting at the back of Baltimore cathedral was ‘The gift of Louis, XVIII, King of France To the Arch-diocese of Baltimore’ [sic and sic].
Details in the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic of the painstaking work which the Deputy Registrar of Deaths undertook in identifying the 209 bodies brought back to Halifax from the site of the Titanic’s wreck.
A facsimile of a poster in the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic for the never-to-take-place return voyage of the Titanic from New York back to Southampton. The ship famously sank on her maiden voyage east of Nova Scotia.
The most prominent exhibits in the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in Halifax relate to the sinking of the Titanic on the night of 14th-15th April 1912: boats from Halifax were the first to arrive at the scene to pick up survivors and to gather the bodies of the dead. It’s funny how the final sentence of the French here isn’t in the English.