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   Back to London declines as a whaling port

Unloading a collier.

Unloading a collier.
Unloading a collier.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PU7770
Description: London was a huge market for coal, which was used for domestic heating and in the capital's industries. Huge quantities of coal were brought into the port by colliers from northeast England.
Creator: John Augustus Atkinson (artist & engraver): William Miller (publisher): James Walker (publisher)
Date: 1808
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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