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The West India Docks.

The West India Docks.
The West India Docks.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PU1434
Description: A detailed illustration of the West India Docks, showing the warehouses at the quayside and three West Indiamen moored alongside. Extensive warehousing was needed to accommodate thousands of tons of cargo, which included sugar, rum, molasses, coffee, spices and hardwood.
Creator: Catharine Nelson (artist), Matthews (engraver), John Harris (publisher)
Date: 1 August 1815
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory Greenwich New Opportunities Fund National Grid for Learning SeaBritain 2005  
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