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An open sewer in Wilton Street, Silvertown.
|Open sewer in Wilton Street, Silvertown.|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H5059|
|Description: An open sewer in Silvertown, c. 1900. From 1865, Bazalgette's grand scheme provided London with an excellent sewage disposal system, but some open sewers survived until the end of the 19th century.|
|Date: c. 1900|
|Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library Collection|