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Titanic Memorial (ca. 1931) at Washington Channel Park near Fort McNair in Washington, D.C.
by Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (click name for more of that artist's work)
located in James M. Goode's Southwest D.C. (click link for more in that area)

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Jerry Griffith has made a fabulous video about the Titanic Memorial. Check it out on YouTube.

See also the Butt-Millet Fountain

The RMS Titanic, a British Olympic-class ocean liner, became famous as the largest ocean liner built in her day and also for sinking on her maiden voyage in 1912 with a tremendous loss of life. Estimates vary, but around 1,500 people perished in the accident; the disaster ranks as one of the worst peacetime maritime disasters in history, and is by far the best remembered. The media frenzy about the incident, the discovery of the wreck in 1985, and the box office successes of three major films have perpetuated the fame. The loss of life affected many aspects of maritime law and safety practices. Source: Wikipedia



Jerry Griffith has made a fabulous video about the Titanic Memorial. Check it out on YouTube.



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0001000/01104_0000015050 (added ca. 2006)


TO THE BRAVE MEN
WHO PERISHED
IN THE WRECK
OF THE TITANIC
APRIL 15, 1912
THEY GAVE THEIR,BR>LIVES THAT WOMEN
AND CHILDREN
MIGHT BE SAVED
ERECTED BY THE
WOMEN OF AMERICA

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TO THE YOUNG AND THE OLD
THE RICH AND THE POOR
THE IGNORANT AND THE LEARNED
ALL
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES NOBLY
TO SAVE WOMEN AND CHILDREN

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0001000/01104_0000015080 (added ca. 2006)

More Info
See
James M. Goode's
'Washington Sculpture' (hardcover p 562 Item #13.01; Southwest D.C.);
'Outdoor Sculpture' (paperback p391 Item #K-1)

Medium: Granite
Artist: Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney (click name for more of that artist's work)
Related subjects: History, American; S. S. Titanic
Location: P & 4th Sts SW Washington, D.C.
See Southwest D.C. in James Goode's Washington Sculpture
Nearest Metro: Waterfront - SEU (Southeastern University) (Green) (click station name for all sculptures nearby)
Smithsonian American Art Museum's Art Inventories Catalog: Control number DC000021 (dcMem ID #1104 )

Links & other sources
'Who is That Man Anyway?' on Titanic (146)
Wikipedia article on Titanic
Titanic Historical Society
NPS.gov List of Classified Structures Titanic memorial

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