Deckchair from final voyage of RMS Lusitania

1983.2217

Part of

Lusitania collection

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
    c 1907 - 1915
  • 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
  • Collection
    From the Merseyside Maritime Museum collections
Object view = Social History
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