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The Pool of London in the frost, 1895, by Arthur Robertson.

The Pool of London in the frost, 1895, by Arthur Robertson.
The Pool of London in the frost, 1895.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: BHC1880
Description: The picture shows a variety of small vessels trapped in the Pool of London during the frost of February 1895. Although trade did not come to a complete standstill as in the days of the frost fairs, the ice floes immobilised lighters, barges and sailing ships. Only steamers could pass through the river unimpeded.
Creator: Arthur Robertson
Date: 1895
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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