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Background imageInquiry Collection: Titanic - Lord Mersey, head of inquiry into the disaster

Titanic - Lord Mersey, head of inquiry into the disaster
Front cover of the Illustrated London News featuring a portrait of Mr Justice Bigham, Lord Mersey who was appointed as chairman of the Court of Inquiry into the Titanic disaster. Date: 1912

Background imageInquiry Collection: Chance CHW-1 N64000

Chance CHW-1 N64000
Mystery aircraft - Chance CHW-1 N64000. Incomplete prototype of a twin-engined monoplane of unknown origin. (the only information confirmed, so far, is the registration)

Background imageInquiry Collection: Chance CHW-1 N64000

Chance CHW-1 N64000
Mystery aircraft - Chance CHW-1 N64000. Incomplete prototype of a twin-engined monoplane of unknown origin. (the only information confirmed, so far, is the registration)

Background imageInquiry Collection: Chance CHW-1 N64000

Chance CHW-1 N64000
Mystery aircraft - Chance CHW-1 N64000. Incomplete prototype of a twin-engined monoplane of unknown origin. (the only information confirmed, so far, is the registration)

Background imageInquiry Collection: Chance CHW-1 N64000

Chance CHW-1 N64000
Mystery aircraft - Chance CHW-1 N64000. Incomplete prototype of a twin-engined monoplane of unknown origin. (the only information confirmed, so far, is the registration)

Background imageInquiry Collection: Chance CHW-1 N64000

Chance CHW-1 N64000
Mystery aircraft - Chance CHW-1 N64000. Incomplete prototype of a twin-engined monoplane of unknown origin. (the only information confirmed, so far, is the registration)

Background imageInquiry Collection: Notes relating to Board of Trade Titanic inquiry

Notes relating to Board of Trade Titanic inquiry
RMS Titanic, Captain Maurice Clarke Archive. Typed notes dated 28 April 1912 relating to the Board of Trade enquiry into the Titanic disaster

Background imageInquiry Collection: Daily Mirror, J. Bruce Ismay at Titanic Inquiry, New York

Daily Mirror, J. Bruce Ismay at Titanic Inquiry, New York
RMS Titanic - J. Bruce Ismay before the inquiry Commission in New York, copy of The Daily Mirror dated 29 April 1912. Date: 1912

Background imageInquiry Collection: RMS Titanic - The Journal of Commerce

RMS Titanic - The Journal of Commerce
RMS Titanic - hardbound report into the Titanic enquiry (British), printed by the Journal of Commerce in 1912. Date: 1912

Background imageInquiry Collection: Relatives and friends at the War Office trying to inquires about missing soldiers at the front

Relatives and friends at the War Office trying to inquires about missing soldiers at the front. Date: 1916

Background imageInquiry Collection: Ernest Bevin with Ramsay Macdonald at the time he supported the dockers claims for a

Ernest Bevin with Ramsay Macdonald at the time he supported the dockers claims for a minimum wage at the transport workers court of inquiry. Date: 1920

Background imageInquiry Collection: John Bull wants an inquiry into official mismanagement of the Crimea campaign Date

John Bull wants an inquiry into official mismanagement of the Crimea campaign Date: March 1855

Background imageInquiry Collection: Drawing from a study of anatomy. Human muscles of the arms

Drawing from a study of anatomy. Human muscles of the arms
History of medicine. Drawing from a study of anatomy. Human muscles of the arms. 18th century

Background imageInquiry Collection: DR O MEARA

DR O MEARA churchman, a witness during the inquiry into the scandal involving Mary Ann Clarke. Date: CIRCA 1809

Background imageInquiry Collection: Postcard illustrating the merits of Free Trade - Larger Loaf

Postcard illustrating the merits of Free Trade - Larger Loaf
Postcard from 1906 issued as part of the campaign to elect the Liberal politician Sir Robert Henry Hobart, 1st Baronet (18361928) to office

Background imageInquiry Collection: Bruce Ismay giving evidence during the Titanic Inquiry

Bruce Ismay giving evidence during the Titanic Inquiry
The Chairman of the White Star Line, Joseph Bruce Ismay, giving evidence before Lord Mersey at the inquiry into the Titanic disaster

Background imageInquiry Collection: S. S. Californian officers and crew

S. S. Californian officers and crew
Officers and men of the S.S. Californian attend the British inquiry into the Titanic disaster. From left to right: G.Glenn, fireman; W.Thomas, greaser; C.F.Evans, wireless operator; J.Gibson

Background imageInquiry Collection: Robert Hamilton

Robert Hamilton
ROBERT HAMILTON professor of mathematics at Aberdeen, whose studies led him to political theorising, including An Inquiry on the National Debt Date: 1743 - 1829

Background imageInquiry Collection: Fiscal Inquiry - Free Trade versus Protectionism

Fiscal Inquiry - Free Trade versus Protectionism
Illustration of the political and social argument between Free Trade and Protectionism, which rumbled along in Britain throughout the first decade of the 20th century

Background imageInquiry Collection: SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). Cpver of the first volume

SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). Cpver of the first volume
" SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). Cpver of the first volume of Adam Smiths work " Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations", the first great treatise on capitalism

Background imageInquiry Collection: SMITH, Adam (1723-1790)

SMITH, Adam (1723-1790). Title page from Adam Smiths work An inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of

Background imageInquiry Collection: Titanic - Report and Timeline in the Sphere

Titanic - Report and Timeline in the Sphere
Page from the Sphere with comments, reports and anecdotes relating to the sinking of the Titanic together with a timeline listing the events that eventually led the ship to sink

Background imageInquiry Collection: G. K. Chesterton Our Notebook - comment on the Titanic

G. K. Chesterton Our Notebook - comment on the Titanic
Page from the Illustrated London News with the magazines weekly column, Our Notebook, by G. K. Chesterton commenting on the disaster of the sinking of the White Star passenger liner, RMS Titanic

Background imageInquiry Collection: Titanic - Need for Searchlights on Ocean Racers

Titanic - Need for Searchlights on Ocean Racers
Page from The Sphere demonstrating how searchlights on fast ocean passenger liners might have avoided the Titanic disaster. Date: 1912

Background imageInquiry Collection: Titanic - Bruce Ismay

Titanic - Bruce Ismay
Page from the Illustrated London News reporting on the inquiry into the sinking of the Titanic, featuring a portrait of Joseph Bruce Ismay

Background imageInquiry Collection: Titanic - How Ice Blink reveals the presence of bergs

Titanic - How Ice Blink reveals the presence of bergs
Diagram in The Sphere during the inquiry into the Titanic disaster showing how ice blink reveals the presence of bergs underneath the water

Background imageInquiry Collection: Titanic - Westminster Inquiry - Sphere front cover

Titanic - Westminster Inquiry - Sphere front cover
Front cover from The Sphere magazine showing a scene from the Westminster Titanic inquiry, held shortly after the sinking of the ship on April 15th 1912

Background imageInquiry Collection: Captain Stanley Lord (1877 - 1962)

Captain Stanley Lord (1877 - 1962)
Stanley Lord, Captain of the S.S. Californian, which was in the vicinity of the R.M.S. Titanic on the night of 15 April, 1912, attends the British inquiry to give his evidence. Date: May 1912

Background imageInquiry Collection: J. Bruce Ismay leaves Titanic inquiry

J. Bruce Ismay leaves Titanic inquiry
Mr J.Bruce Ismay, chairman of the White Star Line, leaves the British inquiry into the Titanic disaster, with his wife Julia alongside

Background imageInquiry Collection: Shipping Casualties HMSO report, Inquiry booklet

Shipping Casualties HMSO report, Inquiry booklet
Two items relating to the sinking of the Titanic. 1. Front cover of the HMSO report of an official investigation, entitled Shipping Casualties (Loss of the Steamship Titanic)

Background imageInquiry Collection: Shipping Casualties HMSO report

Shipping Casualties HMSO report
Front cover of the HMSO report of an official investigation, entitled Shipping Casualties (Loss of the Steamship Titanic)

Background imageInquiry Collection: Popish Plot Document

Popish Plot Document
Proclamation ordering a complete inquiry into the (supposed) Popish Plot against the late Charles II, in the belief that the sinister conspiracy might continue

Background imageInquiry Collection: The British Committee of the inquiry into the breaches of th

The British Committee of the inquiry into the breaches of th
From left: Viscount Bryce, O.M. Chairman; Professor A.L. Fisher, Vice-Chancellor of Sheffield University; Mr Harold Cox, Edior of the Edinburgh Review; Sir Alfred Hopkinson, K.C

Background imageInquiry Collection: The twisted bow of the Storstad, after the collison with the

The twisted bow of the Storstad, after the collison with the
The twisted bow of the Storstad, pictured after the collision with the Empress of Ireland. Important evidence for the inquiry


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