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Tate's Wharf, Silvertown.

Tate's Wharf, Silvertown.
Tate's Wharf, Silvertown.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H2834
Description: The company wharf of the Thames Refinery, founded by Henry Tate in 1871. The firm of Henry Tate & Son later merged with another Silvertown refinery belonging to Abram Lyle to form the Tate & Lyle company. The sugar refineries on the Thames depended entirely on the river for deliveries of raw materials.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1880
Credit line: Newham Archives and Local Studies Library collection.
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