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A hay barge near London Bridge.

A hay barge near London Bridge.
A hay barge near London Bridge.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H1058
Description: A hay barge, lighters and a rowing boat in the Upper Pool, east of London Bridge. The picture shows clearly the wide spans of the new bridge. These improved the flow of the water and prevented the Upper Pool from freezing over.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c. 1886
Credit line: National Maritime Museum
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