Repro ID: PW5488
Title: The Pool, 1859, by James Whistler.
Description: One of Whistler's 'Series of Sixteen Etchings on the Thames', this is a view across the river in the Pool of London. In the foreground a river worker sits in a small rowing boat. This crowded scene of ships and lighters was typical of the many wharves and quays along the Thames.
Creator: James Abbott McNeill Whistler (artist & engraver)
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London