Ice in London's Western Dock:1917
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40cm
actual image size: 27cm x 22cm

Ice in London's Western Dock:1917

John H. Avery

© PLA collection/Museum of London

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Ice in London's Western Dock. John Avery photographed this icy scene in the Western Dock during the cold February of 1917. Tugboats, barges and lightermen crowd the water alongside the Danish ship Nachristensen. The Western Dock had only recently been redeveloped in 1914 with a new concrete jetty, two-storey transit sheds and a widened Tobacco Dock passage between the Western and Eastern Docks. Wool, tobacco and wine were the principal cargoes handled in London Docks.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

1917 AD - 1917 AD
 

Image Number

004515
 

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