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An open sewer in Wilton Street, Silvertown.An open sewer in Wilton Street, Silvertown.
Open sewer in Wilton Street, Silvertown.

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Repro ID: H5059
Title: An open sewer in Wilton Street, Silvertown.
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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