Artists and photographers couldn’t help but be attracted to the majesty and technological wonder that was the RMS Titanic. From Titanic construction to the Titanic tragedy on its maiden voyage in 1912, Titanic pictures have always been the epitome of capturing a technological masterpiece as well as one of the most tragic maritime disasters in history. See the progression of Titanic photos and the decline from epitome of engineering grace to the tragic, dilapidated, corroded husk of a vessel lying on the ocean floor. Titanic artifacts, shots of where the iceberg struck the vessel, resulting in the loss of 1,517 lives and to this day remains one of the most historical tragedies ever occurring. Also check out the Titanic wreck pictures.