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Monday Titanic News

“TITANIC: The Artefact Exhibition Opens at Melbourne Museum.” Australian Arts Review, 18 Dec. 2023, artsreview.com.au/titanic-the-artefact-exhibition-opens-at-melbourne-museum.

Showcasing over 200 original objects recovered from the wreck site of the ill-fated luxury steamship, the highly anticipated global blockbuster TITANIC: The Artefact Exhibition has opened at Melbourne Museum. These stories include Australians like stewardess Evelyn Marsden, who defied social norms and helped row her lifeboat to safety – a skill she picked up in her youth on the Murray River – and engineer Arthur McRae, whose grandparents settled on the Mornington Peninsula where their legacy lives on in a suburb named in their honour.


“Original Features From the Titanic’s Sister Ship – Also Found in Alnwick Hotel – Fetch Whopping Price at Auction.” Northumberland Gazette, 15 Dec. 2023, www.northumberlandgazette.co.uk/news/people/original-features-from-the-titanics-sister-ship-also-found-in-alnwick-hotel-fetch-whopping-price-at-auction-4447466.

Three of its original lights went under the hammer at Anderson & Garland Auctioneers in Newcastle.They were sold after a battle between a bidder in the room and another on the telephone from Holland.



Titanic News for 10 Oct 2023

Jack-o-lantern Pumpkins Glowing in the Dark
Petr Kratochvil, publicdomainpictures.net

Is the Titanic Wreckage Haunted? Inside the Ghostly Sightings
Green Matters, Oct. 2023

Although these ghostly sightings and happenings can’t be proven scientifically, plenty of people are believers in the spirit world and in phenomena like glowing orbs to show something is present that can’t be explained. In addition to the wreckage of the actual Titanic, the ‘Titan’ submersible that imploded in June 2023 offers a new spin on the old tragedy, which will likely spawn new accounts of hauntings.


Treasures From the Doomed Titanic Come to Melbourne
PerthNow, 7 Oct. 2023

Despite sinking 111 years ago the Titanic continues to fascinate, with an exhibition featuring more than 200 artefacts from the doomed ocean liner coming to Melbourne. TITANIC: The Artefact Exhibition will be on display at the Melbourne Museum from December 16 after a sell-out run in Paris. The exhibit includes a section of the Titanic hull that visitors will be able to touch, as well as some of the vast collection of objects salvaged from the sea floor.

For more information about the dates, times, and ticket prices, go to https://museumsvictoria.com.au/melbournemuseum/whats-on/titanic-the-artefact-exhibition/