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Thames warehouses, 1859, by James Whistler.
|Thames warehouses, 1859, by James Whistler.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: PW5486|
|Description: One of Whistler's 'Series of Sixteen Etchings on the Thames', showing the Hermitage Coal Wharf and other wharves in Wapping. This is a busy scene with several sailing ships and lighters. The Coal Wharf later became the Hermitage Steam Wharf, from where the London and Edinburgh Shipping Company ran regular services to Leith.|
|Creator: James Abbott McNeill Whistler (artist & engraver)|
|Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London|