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Cotton's Wharf (Tooley Street).
|Cotton's Wharf (Tooley Street).|
|© National Maritime Museum, London|
|Repro ID: H6103|
|Description: Lighters and the Danish freighter 'Hengest' at the quayside of Cotton's Wharf on the south bank of the Upper Pool. Goods from the 'Hengest' are being moved to the warehouses by handcart. This major wharf backed on to Tooley Street, scene of the disastrous fire of 1861. This illustration appeared in 'Living London' (1901-02), edited by George R Sims.|
|Date: c. 1900|
|Credit line: G.R. Sims, Living London|