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A sailing barge passing the Tower of London.

A sailing barge passing the Tower of London.
A sailing barge passing the Tower of London.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H0987
Description: A sailing barge passing a steamer in the Upper Pool, c. 1886, with the Tower of London in the background. To the right are the warehouses of the St Katharine Docks. After 1886, this landscape would have been transformed with the commencement of work on Tower Bridge, crossing the river between the Tower and the docks.
Creator: Thacker
Date: c. 1886
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London.Thacker collection.
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