The Boston Evening Transcript was in print from July 24, 1830 to April 30, 1941 (Wikipedia). Here is an entire copy dated April 6, 1912. On page 13 there is an advertisement for The White Star Line steamships the RMS Olympic and her sister ship, the RMS Titanic. The advertisement states the Titanic will be departing on April 20th from New York. On the date of this newspaper, April 6, the Titanic had not set sail yet from England. And as history states, the evening of April 14th, the great ship hit and iceberg and slipped into the Atlantic on April 15th.
The newspaper is thread stitched along the left side. It appears to have been hard bound along its spine at one point. It measures, closed, 23 inches by 17 7/8 inches. This newspaper turned 100 years old in April 2012 and has yellowed with age and is very delicate. Care has to be taken when handling. Little tiny pieces easily break off along the edges. The first two and back pages have tears on them, but the content is intact.
Pictured here are shots of the entire newspaper, title page close up showing the date, besides passage for the Titanic & Olympic advertisement, shown are Filene's, Pillsbury's, Peerless automobile, Ford automobile, Eagle Brand Condensed Milk, and Goodrich tires as they were in 1912.
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