circa 1900:  The victorian gothic facade of Queens College at Belfast.  (Photo by London Stereoscopic Company/Getty Images)

Old Belfast: Historic images from the Northern Ireland archives including the launch of the ‘Titanic’

Looking back at Belfast life.

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1914:  Ulster volunteers, the Ulster Unionist paramilitary force, in training.  (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

5. Volunteer Force

1914: Ulster volunteers, the Ulster Unionist paramilitary force, in training. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
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1st January 1966:  The North Sea oil rig Sea Quest under construction in Belfast.  (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images)

6. Sea Quest

1st January 1966: The North Sea oil rig Sea Quest under construction in Belfast. (Photo by Express/Express/Getty Images)
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The launch of  the 883-foot-long White Star liner Olympic from the Harland and Wolff yard, Belfast. Known as 'Old Reliable', she was the sister ship of the Titanic and Britannic.   (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

7. RMS Olympic

The launch of the 883-foot-long White Star liner Olympic from the Harland and Wolff yard, Belfast. Known as 'Old Reliable', she was the sister ship of the Titanic and Britannic. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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The launch of  the 883-foot-long White Star liner Olympic from the Harland and Wolff yard, Belfast. Known as 'Old Reliable', she was the sister ship of the Titanic and Britannic.   (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)

8. Olympic Launch

The launch of the 883-foot-long White Star liner Olympic from the Harland and Wolff yard, Belfast. Known as 'Old Reliable', she was the sister ship of the Titanic and Britannic. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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