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Women workers in the sugar industry

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Abram Lyle's Plaistow Wharf.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: N44394
Description: Plaistow Wharf originally served Abram Lyle's sugar refinery founded in 1881, and was enlarged after the merger of the Tate and Lyle businesses. Several lighters are at the wharf. Until the 1960s, most raw sugar was brought in by lighters.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 20th century
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London. Nautical Photo Agency
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