A ticket for a moonlight trip
A ticket for a moonlight trip by paddle steamer

Boat trips on the Thames became popular when steam boats could take large parties of people down to the sea, and back again, in a day. A day trip down to Southend or Margate gave Londoners a chance to escape from the noise and dirt of the city.

Unique ID: H2819
Creator: London Sheerness Boat Co. Ltd
Date: 1878
Copyright: Out of Copyright