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King George V and Queen Mary at Beckton Gas Works in 1926.
|King George V and Queen Mary at Beckton Gas Works in 1926.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H2498|
|Description: When it opened in 1870, Beckton was the largest gasworks in Europe. This image shows a carriage carrying King George V and Queen Mary during the opening of a new coal handling plant at Beckton Gas Works in 1926.|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection.|