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The West India Import Dock, Poplar, by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd.

The West India Import Dock, Poplar, by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd.
The West India Import Dock.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PU1436
Description: The West India Import Dock opened for business in 1802. The warehouses were once used for the accommodation of nearly 100,000 tons of goods such as sugar, coffee, flour, cocoa, and spices. This was one of the many plates in Shepherd's 'Metropolitan Improvements' series.
Creator: Thomas Hosmer Shepherd (artist): Thomas Barber (engraver)
Date: 19th century
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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