Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by d mu

The Titanic Building Belfast built to comemmerate this the 100 year anniversary of the fatal accident in 1912. Built by the White Star Liner Ship Building Company in Belfast set sail from Liverpool and Cork and met with disaster striking an iceberg which they said would be impenetrable to the ship however it was proven wrong on that lonely night. The picture captures the sun at the peak of the bow of the ship represented as a full scale replica in size. The Sun eerily relates to the name of the ship builders 'White Star' but in this instance gives rise to new hope and a new beginning...

Location: Belfast


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