Some Titanic officers lost in disaster
Photograph by AJF Bond of Bodmin of six officers of RMS Olympic taken on the bridge of the ship on the ship's maiden voyage. Some of the men later became crew of the Olympic's sister ship, RMS Titanic, and four were lost when Titanic sank in April 1912. The lost officers were (sitting l to r) Captain Edward J Smith and surgeon Dr William O'Loughlin; (standing far left) First Officer William McMaster Murdoch and (standing second from left) Purser Hugh McElroy (spelt here McIlroy). Standing far right is Officer Robert Hume who was not on the Titanic.
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Ballet dancers at Lanhydrock House, Cornwall
Two ballet dancers from the Royal Opera House dance a pas de deux from Swan Lake to entertain children from all over East Cornwall. Seen here at Lanhydrock House, a National Trust property near Bodmin in Cornwall. Date: circa 1980s
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