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18th-century port

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The 18th-century port   The 18th-century port

London becomes a centre of finance, commerce and industry
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Horatio Nelson   Horatio Nelson
A naval hero
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John Cleveley
A marine painter
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What was the biggest overseas import into London in the 18th century?
Sugar
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London: Stuarts to Victorians
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