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The West India Docks, as they appeared in March 1802.

The West India Docks, as they appeared in March 1802.
The West India Docks, as they appeared in March 1802.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PU1443
Description: Built to put an end to loses suffered from pilfering on the open Thames riverside wharves, the West India Docks stretched for half a mile across the Isle of Dogs. These were the first of the walled docks of the 19th century.
Creator: 'Gentleman's Magazine' (publisher)
Date: October 1802
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London, Green Blackwall Collection
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