Wednesday 23 April 2014

Titanic Exhibition at The Chapel Gallery

Event ended

While for most of us the sinking of the Titanic brings to mind images of a James Cameron’s blockbuster featuring a fresh-faced Leonardo DiCaprio and red-headed Kate Winslet, a photographic exhibition at the University of Gloucestershire’s Chapel Gallery this month will be providing visitors with a very different impression.

Dedicated to the memory of all who died in the disaster and to the families they left behind, photojournalism student Daniel Down was inspired to create the exhibition as a result of a family connection with the ill fated liner.

The photographer’s great, great uncles and a further two relatives died in the 1912 tragedy, all from Southampton and working as crew in the liners’ boiler rooms. The Titanic sailed from Southampton on her maiden voyage on 10 April 1912, striking an iceberg and sinking to the bottom of the icy Atlantic Ocean just five days later.

The exhibition will be showing a series of photographs depicting places in Southampton associated with the Titantic’s crew and passengers – many of which are not open to the general public. Visitors can therefore expect to catch a rare glimpse of the dockside berth the Titanic sailed from, where her crew lived and drank, where the wealthy gentry stayed the night before she sank – as well as artefacts recovered from the bodies of her crew.

Event: Titanic Photographic Exhibition
Venue: The Chapel Gallery, University of Gloucestershire Francis Close Campus, Swindon Road, Cheltenham GL50 4AZ
Date: Tuesday 15 to Friday 18 January 2008
Times: The gallery is open from 9am to 6pm
Tickets: Free admission to all

SoGlos.com
10 January 2008

Event:
Venue
Dates:
Times:
Admission:
Telephone:

© SoGlos

Thursday 10 January 2008

Your comments...

More events you might like...

The Convent’s cloister walls are bedecked with unique platinum prints from some of the finest photographers past and present.

Platinum prints exhibition at The Convent

Wednesday 23 to Wednesday 30 April 2014

The Convent members can enjoy an exclusive 31 Studio exhibition of unique platinum prints, by everyone from Lee Miller...

Rodin's Kiss at The Wilson

Wednesday 23 April to Sunday 10 August 2014

See Rodin’s world-renowned sculpture The Kiss for yourself at The Wilson in Cheltenham, on display throughout 2014 to...

Abstracting Gloucester exhibition in Gloucester

Wednesday 23 to Sunday 27 April 2014

Photographic prints of Gloucester landmarks, ancient and modern, natural and industrial all feature in Laurence Ash’s exhibition...

Garden Goddess exhibition at Corinium Museum

Wednesday 23 to Sunday 27 April 2014

Caroline Jariwala’s beautiful exhibition of mosaic art at the Corinium Museum promises to capture the hearts of art lovers...

Mel Cross exhibition at The Gardens Gallery

Wednesday 23 to Tuesday 29 April 2014

See two diverse collections by Mel Cross at The Gardens Gallery, with Being Human comprising a vibrant collection of acrylic...

Castle Fine Art

Your comments

Facebook

Don’t miss

Instagram

Unmissable highlights