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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.|
|Credit line: Southwark Library collection|