Sport online exhibition
Maritime Archives and Library reference number DX/1412
This illustration shows the gymnasium that was available for passengers on the Titanic and her sister ship the Olympic. The facilities are described:
"The gymnasium is situated on the boat deck, immediately abaft the forward grand entrance, and is provided with all the latest appliances. It is 44ft long, by 18ft wide, by 9ft 6in high, and is lighted by eight windows of exceptional size. Here passengers can indulge in the action of horse-riding, cycling, boat-rowing, etc, and obtain beneficial exercise, besides endless amusement."
Illustration and text taken from 'The Shipbuilder' souvenir issue 'Titanic and Olympic', from the Maritime Archives and Library collection. Reference number DX/1412.
You can find out more about the Titanic and two other ill-fated ships in the Titanic, Lusitania and the forgotten Empress gallery at Merseyside Maritime Museum.