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London Docks, looking west, by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd.

London Docks, looking west, by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd.
London Docks, looking west, by Thomas Hosmer Shepherd.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PU1438
Description: A depiction of the London Docks in 1831. The docks were clearly thriving at this time, with many vessels at the quays. 1831 was also the year in which cholera spread throughout Europe. Although the disease pushed slowly westwards overland, it spread rapidly through the ports.
Creator: Thomas H. Shepherd (artist): M. J. Starling (engraver): Jones & Co. (publishers)
Date: 1831
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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