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Free Trade Wharf, by James Whistler.

Free Trade Wharf, by James Whistler.
Free Trade Wharf, by James Whistler.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PW5483
Description: The Free Trade Wharf in Ratcliffe in 1859, one of Whistler's 'Series of Sixteen Etchings on the Thames'. This busy wharf occupied several warehouses built by the East India Company in the 1790s. Luxury housing now covers the site.
Creator: James Abbott McNeill Whistler (artist & engraver)
Date: 1859
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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