Thames Riverscape showing Stronghold Wharf and Bullivant Wharf; 1937

Avery Illustrations

Thames Riverscape showing Stronghold Wharf and Bullivant Wharf; 1937
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 24cm x 22cm

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Thames Riverscape showing Stronghold Wharf and Bullivant Wharf from the Lenanton's Wharf to Atlas Chemical Works section of the north bank of the Thames. In the late nineteenth century Bullivant & Company were based here making wire rope and netting from the Lenanton's Wharf to Atlas Chemical Works section of the north bank of the Thames.. In the late nineteenth century Bullivant & Company were based here making wire rope and netting from the Lenanton's Wharf to Atlas Chemical Works section of the north bank of the Thames. In the late nineteenth century Bullivant & Company were based here making wire rope and netting.
In 1937 the Port of London Authority commissioned Avery Illustrations to document both banks of the Thames between London Bridge and Greenwich/Island Gardens. The result was a total of 276 black & white photographic prints, 124 for the North Bank and 132 for the South Bank. Joined together the prints form 2 panoramas that depict the busy working warehouses, factories, ships, tugs and barges that inhabited the banks of the Thames.

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