“Sunset and evening star,
And one clear call for me!
And may there be no moaning of the bar,
When I put out to sea,
But such a tide as moving seems asleep,
Too full for sound and foam,
When that which drew from out the boundless deep
Turns again home.
Twilight and evening bell,
And after that the dark!
And may there be no sadness of farewell,
When I embark;
For tho’ from out our bourne of Time and Place
The flood may bear me far,
I hope to see my Pilot face to face
When I have crost the bar.”
- Alfred, Lord Tennyson
For me this 100 year anniversary is the last final farewell. Tonight and tomorrow morning will mark the epilogue for the story of the RMS Titanic. She was created, she sailed, she sank, she is remembered, and finally, she leaves us.
To the memory of those who perished in the sinking of the RMS Titanic in the early hours of April 15, 1912,requiescat in pace.
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This is tendrils of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette’s hair entwined together in a ring that the Queen gave to her children’s governess, Madame de Tourzel.
Rare silver heart, circa 1650, to commemorate the death of Charles I. Charles was beheaded by his Parliamentarian enemies on 30 January 1649. His supporters saw his death as a type of martyrdom and used his image to further the Royalist cause. Mementos and pieces of jewellery were produced to commemorate the martyred King and to encourage faith in the cause, whose figurehead was now the young Charles II. This silver heart locket is designed to hold a scent-impregnated sponge. It is engraved on the obverse with the motto Prepared bee to follow mee above the initials CR for Carolus Rex and a weeping eye. The reverse is engraved with the motto I live and dye in loyaltye above a heart pierced by arrows. To interior there is a profile portrait of the monarch on a black enamel ground and a portrait of a crowned skull on a black enamel ground. Surrounding the skull is the motto gloria vanita [ the glories of the world are meaningless] above the initials CR and a crown. The pendant measures 3/4 of an inch by 3/4 of an inch. There are similar examples in the British Museum yet I have never seen one with a portrait of the monarch and skull to interior.