Shadwell Pierhead, London Docks, 1879
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 29cm x 22cm

Shadwell Pierhead, London Docks, 1879

© Museum of London

Full image caption

These two photographs show the second Shadwell entrance lock at the eastern end of the London
Dock. Built between 1854 and 1858, it allowed larger ships to enter the dock. The church spire in the view looking west is that of St. Paul’s Church, Shadwell.
Beyond the pierhead looking up river, a mass of lighters and sailing barges can be seen as well as a steam tug.
 

Date

1879 AD - 1879 AD
 

Image Number

009753
 

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