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The Thames frozen at Rotherhithe with Tower Bridge in the distance.

The Thames frozen at Rotherhithe with Tower Bridge in the distance.
The Thames frozen at Rotherhithe with Tower Bridge in the distance.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5851
Description: In January and February 1895, a severe cold spell created huge ice floes on the Thames. Although the river did not freeze over, the ice played havoc with the workings of the port. This glorious photograph, taken from the south bank at Rotherhithe on February 11, shows the ice in the Pool of London east of Tower Bridge.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 11 February 1895
Credit line: Southwark Library Collection
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