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Shadwell Basin in 2002.

Shadwell Basin in 2002.
Shadwell Basin in 2002.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2431-1
Description: This is the most significant body of water surviving from the London Docks. Unlike the rest of the London complex, Shadwell Basin has been retained and is now used for recreational purposes. On the far left of the photo is the tower of Hawksmoor's church of St George in the East, ruined during the Blitz.
Creator: National Maritime Museum
Date: 2002
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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