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Breaking bulk on board a tea ship.Breaking bulk on board a tea ship.
Breaking bulk on board a tea ship.

© National Maritime Museum, London

Repro ID: H1409
Title: Breaking bulk on board a tea ship.
Description: By the middle of the 19th century, the British had managed to grow tea commercially in India, and large quantities of tea were being imported into the Port of London from the sub-continent. However, China tea still remained a significant import, especially in the finer grades.
Creator: 'Illustrated London News'
Date: c.1877
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London

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