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Foundry workers at the Thames Ironworks.

Foundry workers at the Thames Ironworks.
Foundry workers at the Thames Ironworks.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H0466
Description: By 1900, the Thames Ironworks at Blackwall was one of the East End's major employers. Foundry workers, lathe operators, carpenters, riveters, draughtsmen and labourers were among the myriad skills and trades represented among the workforce.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1901
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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