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An open sewer in Wilton Street, Silvertown.

An open sewer in Wilton Street, Silvertown.
Open sewer in Wilton Street, Silvertown.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5059
Description: An open sewer in Silvertown, c. 1900. From 1865, Bazalgette's grand scheme provided London with an excellent sewage disposal system, but some open sewers survived until the end of the 19th century.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1900
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection
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