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The Virgen de Valme at the New Fresh Wharf.

The Virgen de Valme at the New Fresh Wharf.
The Virgen de Valme at the New Fresh Wharf.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H4014
Description: The freighter 'Virgen de Valme' at the New Fresh Wharf, on the north bank of the Pool of London. This was taken from London Bridge, the best place from which ordinary Londoners could watch "another life below" - as Henry Tomlinson described the world of ships and ports.
Creator: Ian Cochran
Date: c. 1960
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London. Cochran Collection
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