Deckchair from final voyage of RMS Lusitania

1983.2217

About this object

Wooden deckchair pulled from the sea after the sinking by Irish fisherman Patrick O'Driscoll.
O'Driscoll used it outside his cottage on Cape Clear Island, off the southern coast of Ireland, for many years and it was later donated to the museum.

Object specifics

  • Title
    Deckchair from final voyage of RMS Lusitania
  • Accession no.
    1983.2217
  • Type
    Deckchair
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Date made
    1907 - 1915 c
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Merseyside Maritime Museum, First Floor, Lusitania: Life, Loss, Legacy
  • Measurements
    95.2 cm x 55.2 cm x 85 cm; 37 1/2 in x 21 3/4 in x 33 7/16 in
  • Related people
    Patrick O'Driscol (Fisherman)
  • Collection
    From the Merseyside Maritime Museum collections
Object view = Social History
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