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Five barges on the Thames.

Five barges on the Thames.
Five barges on the Thames.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: N40578
Description: Five barges in Greenwich Reach in the first half of the 1930s. In the background are several wharves on the Isle of Dogs. These included Maconochie's Wharf, site of an important food-processing plant; Locke's Wharf, site of the Millwall Lead Works (with the large chimney); and St David's Wharf, owned by the Manganese, Brome and Brass Company, manufacturers of ships' propellors.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c 1930
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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