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View of the docks from Silvertown Way.

View of the docks from Silvertown Way.
Looking along Silvertown Way.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2522
Description: The Royal Docks in the distance, seen from Silvertown Way just before the Second World War. The local economy relied heavily on the Royals, which imported raw materials and goods from all over the world.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1939
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection.
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