Great Photos 7! The Titanic

Survivors on lifeboats from the Titanic

April 18th 1912 

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Survivors from the Titanic are pictured here in lifeboats rowing towards rescue ship the Carpathia.This extremely rare collection is due to be sold by Philip Weiss Auctions on October 21, 2011, and the current minimum bid is $36,000.

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A photo of John and Nellie Snyder taken April 18th 1912, the day they disembarked the Carpathia.

(Photo courtesy of Phillip Weiss Auctions)

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An original photo taken from the deck of the Carpathia shows another rescue ship, the S. S. Californian, approaching.

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Dated April 18, 1912, a typed letter from John Snyder’s father Frank to his brother Fred details the aftermath of the historic incident from his perspective. (Page 1 of 2)

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An original 3″ x 5 1/2″ photo, taken from the deck of the Carpathia, shows the icy ocean.

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An original photo taken from the deck of the Carpathia shows another rescue ship, the S. S. Californian, approaching.

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Survivors from the Titanic are pictured here in a lifeboat rowing towards rescue ship the Carpathia.

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An original 3″ x 5 1/2″ photo, taken from the deck of the Carpathia, shows an iceberg in the distance.

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An original 3″ x 5 1/2″ photo, taken from the deck of the Carpathia, shows the icy ocean

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An original 3″ x 5 1/2″ photo taken from the deck of the Carpathia 

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