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Water-stained violin proven to be the one that played Nearer my God to Thee by Wallace Hartley as the Titanic sank is found. [x]

It is the instrument that he played as the ship went down in the Atlantic, and that he later used as a buoyancy aid once Titanic went down.

The violin was discovered only by chance when the son of an amateur musician found it in his attic. It was given to his mother by her violin teacher and was left gathering dust.

The discovery was almost too good to be true, prompting experts to have the relic forensically examined by some of the most revered scientific bodies in Britain.

Now, after seven years of testing at a cost of tens of thousands of pounds, the water-stained violin has been proven to be the one played by Hartley on the night of the tragedy.

These pictures show how incredibly well-preserved the rose wood violin is despite its age and it being exposed to the sea for 10 days after the sinking.

There are two long cracks on its body that are said to have been opened up by moisture damage.

The photos also show the corroded engraved silver plate screwed onto the base of the fiddle that provided scientists with they key proof of its authenticity.

The historic violin, said to be worth a six figure sum, will go on public display at the Belfast City Hall, where Titanic was built, at the end of March.

Negotiations are also under way to exhibit it in museums around the world including America. It is likely to be auctioned off in the future.

Titanic experts have described it as the most important artefact associated with the infamous liner to have come to light.



For anyone who wants to know, this clip is from Episode 1 of Wizard Barristers: Benmashi Cecil, an ongoing anime series that “takes place in Tokyo in 2018, where normal humans and those who can use magic coexist. As a result, there are laws against using magic, and a “magic courtroom” exists to preside over lawsuits regarding magic use. In these cases, “Benmashi” or wizard barristers defend those who use magic. The anime follows Cecil, the youngest Benmashi in history, and her associates as they defend clients in these cases.”

Oh my god… they have THE Emperor Wakamoto voice acting for a perverted frog familiar!


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so i think its been long enough where i can upload the pages of TREASURE HOLE, the short comic i did for the amazing collection RRUFFURR

i created these pups as part of a PUPQUEST art meme that batongmalaque created, but i fell in love with the designs and knew i wanted to do something with them, and my wonderful roomies and amazing artists trumpetsharkcomics and ianjay gave me that opportunity! 

this was a lot of fun to do and is probably one of my favorite short stories i’ve ever done, and i hope it’s as fun for you to read as it was for me to draw.

and hey! please check out the other entries on RRUFFURR!! everyone’s submissions are tight as hell and you can either read them online or grab a handy dandy pdf as per a pay what you want donation!!!

when I’m sad I listen The Beatles

when I’m happy I listen The Beatles

when I’m angry I listen The Beatles

when I need laugh I listen The beatles

when I’m crying I listen The Beatles

when I’m alone I listen The Beatles

when I feel alive I listen The Beatles

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