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A lighterman on the waterfront at Rotherhithe Street.

A lighterman on the waterfront at Rotherhithe Street.
A lighterman on the waterfront at Rotherhithe Street.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H1930
Description: A Rotherhithe lightermen pumps water out of a lighter at low-tide. The building to the right of the lighter is a barge letting establishment. At this time, the waterfront at Rotherhithe was a jumble of wharves, lodging houses, taverns, barge yards and lighterage companies.
Creator: Unknown
Date: Unknown
Credit line: Southwark Library collection
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