The Titanic Trail is delighted to be able to offer the "White Star Line Offices, Cobh" print from the famous Father Browne Collection of Titanic images.
Francis Browne, was a master photographer who was studying Theology between1911 to 1916 at Milltown Park in Dublin. It was during this period that his Uncle Robert (the Bishop of Cloyne) sent him an unusual present: a ticket for the first legs of the maiden voyage of the Titanic, sailing from Southampton to Cherbourg and then on to Queenstown (Cobh), Co Cork, Ireland. Fortunately, he disembarked in Cobh on the instructions of his superior
After the tragedy, Frank Browne's photographs appeared on the front pages of newspapers around the world. He had taken the last picture of Captain Smith and the only one ever taken in the Marconi room.