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The stevedores' float, part of a procession assembled in the East India Dock Road.

The stevedores' float, part of a procession assembled in the East India Dock Road.
The stevedores' float, part of a procession assembled in the East India Dock Road.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H0426
Description: During the 1889 strike daily processions of strikers made their way from the East End into the City and to Tower Hill, where they listened to speeches by strike leaders. Sometimes, upwards of 40 banners were carried on the daily marches through the City.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1889
Credit line: Tower Hamlets Local History Library collection
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