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Thames warehouses, 1859, by James Whistler.

Thames warehouses, 1859, by James Whistler.
Thames warehouses, 1859, by James Whistler.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PW5486
Description: One of Whistler's 'Series of Sixteen Etchings on the Thames', showing the Hermitage Coal Wharf and other wharves in Wapping. This is a busy scene with several sailing ships and lighters. The Coal Wharf later became the Hermitage Steam Wharf, from where the London and Edinburgh Shipping Company ran regular services to Leith.
Creator: James Abbott McNeill Whistler (artist & engraver)
Date: 1859
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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