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These photographs were taken by the official photographer of the shipbuilding firm Harland and Wolff. They record the process of building and fitting out the Titanic, one of the firm's most famous ships. More photos can be found on Art UK.

Artists featured in this Curation: Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff
11 artworks
Port profile of completed ship in Belfast Lough with accompanying tugs
Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

Port profile of completed ship in Belfast Lough with accompanying tugs 1912

Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff (founded 1861)

Glass plate negative

National Museums Northern Ireland

First class Parisienne on B deck
Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

First class Parisienne on B deck 1912

Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff (founded 1861)

Glass plate negative

National Museums Northern Ireland

First class gymnasium
Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

First class gymnasium 1912

Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff (founded 1861)

Glass plate negative

National Museums Northern Ireland

First class suite bedroom B38
Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

First class suite bedroom B38 1912

Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff (founded 1861)

Glass plate negative

National Museums Northern Ireland

First class suite bedroom B59
Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

First class suite bedroom B59 1911

Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff (founded 1861)

Glass plate negative

National Museums Northern Ireland

Port bow view on slip prior to launch
Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

Port bow view on slip prior to launch 1911

Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff (founded 1861)

Glass plate negative

National Museums Northern Ireland

Queen's Road and shipyard men leaving work. 'Titanic' in background ready for launching
Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

Queen's Road and shipyard men leaving work. 'Titanic' in background ready for launching 1911

Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff (founded 1861)

Glass plate negative

National Museums Northern Ireland

Fitting starboard tail shaft prior to launch
Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

Fitting starboard tail shaft prior to launch 1911

Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff (founded 1861)

Glass plate negative

National Museums Northern Ireland

Bow view on slip prior to launch, with 'Titanic' shell plated on No. 3 slip
Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

Bow view on slip prior to launch, with 'Titanic' shell plated on No. 3 slip 1910

Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff (founded 1861)

Glass plate negative

National Museums Northern Ireland

Reconstruction of North Yard slips 2 and 3 and erection of Arrol gantry for building 'Olympic' (400) and 'Titanic' (401)
Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

Reconstruction of North Yard slips 2 and 3 and erection of Arrol gantry for building 'Olympic' (400) and 'Titanic' (401) 1907–1908

Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff (founded 1861)

Glass plate negative

National Museums Northern Ireland

End view of port main engine nearing completion in engine works erecting shop
Photo credit: National Museums Northern Ireland

End view of port main engine nearing completion in engine works erecting shop c.1911

Robert John Welch (1859–1936) and Harland & Wolff (founded 1861)

Glass plate negative

National Museums Northern Ireland