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Landing tapioca at Butler's Wharf.

Landing tapioca at Butler's Wharf.
Landing tapioca at Butler's Wharf.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H3770
Description: Completed in 1873, Butler's Wharf was once the largest warehouse complex owned and operated by any of the Thames wharves. It occupied virtually the whole riverfront downstream from Tower Bridge to St Saviour's Dock.
Creator: Unknown
Date: early 20th Century
Credit line: Southwark Library Collection.
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