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Musings on Miniature Titanic Ship...

Posted by
Sunder (Chennai, India) on 3 January 2011 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

A souvenir from Southampton....

The "unsinkable" Titanic which set sail from Southampton to New York(1912) sank during its maiden voyage by colliding with an iceberg...

Perhaps the words "NEVER" , "ALWAYS" ought not to be taken seriously....
Like the cliche - "The only two certainties in life are death and taxes."

kitty from Seoul, South Korea

Nice shot of a great souvenir ^^ Happy New Year!

3 Jan 2011 8:12am

Phil Morris from Saskatoon, Toronto, Canada

A wonderful model captured so very well.

3 Jan 2011 8:30am

arneet from delhi, India

nice shot and thought!!!

3 Jan 2011 8:36am

tataray from france, France

Une superbe miniature. ))
Bonne journée.

3 Jan 2011 8:41am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Superb model of this legendary boat. Very beautiful image. Good day.

3 Jan 2011 8:44am

PRASHANT from Mumbai, India

Lovely find...

3 Jan 2011 8:49am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

Nice detail

3 Jan 2011 9:27am

thami from Morocco

Superbe maquette!
Bon début de semaine lumineuse et chaleureuse!

3 Jan 2011 9:35am

Manola from Bassens, France

Happy New Year 2011 !!!
superbe maquette!!!;-)

3 Jan 2011 10:17am

Nina from Haute Loire, France

A story , a legend that beyond the borders...

3 Jan 2011 10:19am

CElliottUK from Reading, United Kingdom

Ah, so it was Southampton that you mentioned a few posts ago...My son is doing his post-grad there, having done biology. Is that where you studied?

3 Jan 2011 10:24am

@CElliottUK: Yes thats where I trained/last worked...for about 5 years until 2003. The West Quay state-of-the-art swimming pool ( with a dynamic floor...a shallow end could be converted to a deep end suited for diving)was just then opened....Fantastic pool..enrolled to a swimming class there and seven years later ..I am still learning to swim.

Adela Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Delicate appearance to a huge ship and that this ended his days! I like these small designs! Best regards, Sunder!, Adela

3 Jan 2011 11:21am

Anne from a little red dot, Singapore

ahh,,I watched the movie...great capture of this miniature, I love the details on it..

3 Jan 2011 11:30am

Laurence from Clermont-Ferrand, France

Jolie maquette !

3 Jan 2011 1:04pm

Stephen from Canberra, Australia

Great shot of this fine model of the ship. I saw an exhibition in Melbourne on the Titanic. It displayed an amazing set of relics recovered from the seabed around the ship.

3 Jan 2011 1:16pm

mhelene from Paris, France

Great framing and beautiful colors and tones !

3 Jan 2011 1:53pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Indeed a humbling lesson whenever man choses to defy the gods! Nicely captured Sunder! ;-)

3 Jan 2011 3:18pm

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Cute little titanic. Happy New Year!

3 Jan 2011 4:25pm

don from spokane, United States

A fine shot of this miniature with such life-like details. Fine shot.

3 Jan 2011 5:35pm

Ted from South Wales, United Kingdom

top drawer close-up Sunder...I got to see the Titanic exhibition at Manchester MOSI a while back and there were so many fascinating stories and relics on show.

3 Jan 2011 7:00pm

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Wonderful shot! This is very beautiful. Great contrasts!

3 Jan 2011 7:28pm

Yvon from Orleans, France

nice shot

3 Jan 2011 7:29pm

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Nicely done!

3 Jan 2011 7:43pm

El pare from Prepirineu, Andorra

Any object can be valid as a souvenir, interesting one.

3 Jan 2011 7:56pm

Marleen from Doesburg, Netherlands

Ah, the Titanic in one piece! Great ship, great movie;-))
Happy New Year Sunder:-)

3 Jan 2011 8:22pm

Christel from Köln, Germany

Good evening Sunder,
An interesting vessel with a famous name in an excellent close-up. It is also interesting for my husband. He builds model ships. Have a nice time and all the best. Dear greetings Christel

3 Jan 2011 8:45pm

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of nature Canada &, United Kingdom

Yes, 'never say never', as history has often showed us. What a neat model, and the Titanic story was such a fascinating and tragic one.

3 Jan 2011 9:07pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

Happy New year - a very nice old model !

3 Jan 2011 9:29pm

Michael from Chester, United Kingdom

A very fine ship Sunder, but it had a short history. That's life !

Best wishes to you and your's for a great 2011.

3 Jan 2011 9:33pm

Georgie from Sherwood Park, Canada

Great capture!

3 Jan 2011 9:49pm

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

Before the wreck! :-))

3 Jan 2011 9:51pm

marci from in, Morocco

great rules to live by, I guess - never say never!

3 Jan 2011 10:02pm

Marie from Visé, Belgium

Happy New Year. Great picture...


3 Jan 2011 10:45pm

Larry Elkins from Bisbee, United States


4 Jan 2011 12:41am

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

An interesting model that looks rather antique, but in good shape. I love the detail with all of those windows. Titanic has been in the news a lot lately, including the recent death of the actress Gloria Stuart, who was in the Titanic movie with Leo DiCapprio.

4 Jan 2011 2:07am

Michael Rawluk from Williams Lake, BC, Canada

And if you are rich enough even taxes are not a certainty.

4 Jan 2011 2:41am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Very nice!

4 Jan 2011 3:50am