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The archway of the Painted Hall in 1951.
The fine archway of the Painted Hall of Greenwich Hospital, photographed in 1951 when the building was still occupied by the Royal Naval College.
The arch of the approach of Tower Bridge.
One of the southern approaches to Tower Bridge, at around the end of the 19th century. Tower Bridge, opened in 1894, fulfilled a long-felt need for a...
The arrival of the Queen Mother at Greenwich in 1937.
The arrival of the Queen Mother (Queen Mary) at the north side of the Queen's House by car from the water-stairs of the Royal Naval College. Crowds...
The ASEA crane alongside the
This illustrates how cargo was handled after the introduction of container ships. The containers are moved on to the vessel by the awesome ASEA...
The Ash and Co. Yard at Cubitt Town, 1863.
This photograph from 1863 shows the yard of James Ash & Co. in Cubitt Town, which built ships for several high-profile clients, including P&O...
The Antarctic ship
The Antarctic ship 'Morning' (1871) in 1902, after being fitted out by R & H Green Ltd., of Blackwall for her voyage South.
The Anson Ward with the figure-head of the old ship
The figurehead from the 60-gun 'Centurion' (1732) was presented to the Hospital in 1836. This was the ship on which Commodore Anson circumnavigated...
The ambulance steamer
at Long Reach pier.
The Metropolitan Asylums Board's ambulance steamer 'Geneva Cross' at Long Reach pier. She was one of several paddle steamers that ferried smallpox...
The Anchor Brewery.
A postcard circa 1910, showing Charrington's Anchor Brewery on the Mile End Road. Although the brewery closed in the 1970s, the buildings survive to...
The Angel public house.
The Angel is the oldest public house in Rotherhithe. It dates back to the 15th Century when Bermondsey Monks built the first inn on the site as a...
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