Repro ID: PU1434
Title: The West India Docks.
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