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'There they lay'.

'There they lay'.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H6722
Description: An extract from Charles Dickens' novel 'Martin Chuzzlewhit', published in 1843, containing a masterly description of the steamboats and other vessels at the London Bridge Steam-Boat Pier.
Creator: National Maritime Museum (read by Simon Niziol)
Date: 2004
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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