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The kiln at the London Docks.

The kiln at the London Docks.
The kiln at the London Docks.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H5212
Description: The kiln at the London Docks, from an 'Illustrated London News' engraving of 1845. The kiln was used to burn seized contraband - either imported goods on which the necessary customs duties had not been paid, or goods that could not be legally imported into Britain.
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: 27 September 1845
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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