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The Lady Armstrong.

The Lady Armstrong.
The Lady Armstrong.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5309
Description: It was an incident over the unloading of the 'Lady Armstrong' in the West India Docks, a dispute over 'plus' money, that was the spark which started the dock strike of 1889. Led by Ben Tillett, the men struck on 14 August and immediately set about persuading other dockers to join them.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1910
Credit line: People's History Museum, Manchester
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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