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Wine casks in vaults at the London Docks, c. 1896.

Wine casks in vaults at the London Docks, c. 1896.
Wine casks in vaults at the London Docks, c. 1896.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H4913
Description: The London Docks were always the centre of the port's wine trade, and their warehouses could accommodate huge quantities of wine, rum, port and sherry.
Creator: Unknown
Date: c.1896
Credit line: Tower Hamlets Local History Library Collection
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