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The big freeze in Greenwich Reach.

The big freeze in Greenwich Reach.
The big freeze in Greenwich Reach.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H0991
Description: In February 1895, a severe cold spell created huge ice floes on the Thames. Although the river did not freeze over, the ice played havoc with the workings of the port. The ice floes in Greenwich Reach were photographed by the local optician W. Hudson. This picture, taken off Deptford looks east towards Greenwich. Several lighters lie abandoned in the river.
Creator: W. Hudson
Date: February 1895
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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