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London Docks 1958 EAW071687



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London Docks 1958 EAW071687

LONDON DOCKS, Southwark. Aerial photograph of Greenland Dock, Rotherhithe in June 1958. Also showing South Dock, the River Thames and the entrance to the Millwall Outer Dock (on the Isle of Dogs). Freighters are unloading into barges and butties. The dock was mostly used for Baltic shipping, notably whaling and timber. Greenland Dock is the oldest of Londons riverside docks, originally laid out in 1695 to refit East Indiamen. The commercial docks closed in 1970, and the warehouses have now been replaced by Docklands residential developments (Swedish Quay, Baltic Quay and Brunswick Quay). Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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20"x20" (+3" Border) Fine Art Print

Step back in time with our exquisite Fine Art Print of London Docks, 1958 by Aerofilms from Historic England. This captivating image transports you to a bygone era, showcasing the bustling activity of Greenland Dock in Rotherhithe, Southwark. Witness the beauty of South Dock, the tranquil River Thames, and the entrance to the Millwall Outer Dock on the Isle of Dogs. Our Fine Art Prints are meticulously produced using the highest quality materials, ensuring a stunning and long-lasting addition to your home or office decor. Bring history to life with this unique and intriguing piece.

20x20 image printed on 26x26 Fine Art Rag Paper with 3" (76mm) white border. Our Fine Art Prints are printed on 300gsm 100% acid free, PH neutral paper with archival properties. This printing method is used by museums and art collections to exhibit photographs and art reproductions.

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Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 50.8cm x 50.8cm (20" x 20")

Estimated Product Size is 66cm x 66cm (26" x 26")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

Artwork printed orientated as per the preview above, with landscape (horizontal) or portrait (vertical) orientation to match the source image.


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In this aerial photograph from June 1958, the London Docks in Southwark come alive with the hustle and bustle of maritime activity. The image, taken from the skies above, showcases Greenland Dock in Rotherhithe, with the South Dock and the River Thames in the background. The entrance to the Millwall Outer Dock on the Isle of Dogs is also visible, as freighters unload their cargo into barges and butties. Greenland Dock, the oldest of London's riverside docks, was originally laid out in 1695 to refit East Indiamen. In this photograph, the historic dock is bustling with activity, as ships from Baltic regions unload their timber and whaling catches. The scene is a testament to the thriving maritime industry that once dominated the London Docks. However, the passage of time has brought about significant changes to this waterfront landscape. The commercial docks closed in 1970, and the once-thriving warehouses have been replaced by modern residential developments such as Swedish Quay, Baltic Quay, and Brunswick Quay. The transformation of the London Docks from a hub of maritime commerce to a vibrant residential area is a fascinating chapter in the city's history. This photograph, taken by Aerofilms, provides a unique perspective of London's maritime past, capturing the essence of a bygone era. The image is a reminder of the important role the docks played in London's history and the ongoing evolution of the city's waterfront. Link to the photograph on Historic England website: https://www.historicengland.org.uk/images-books/online/aerofilms/EA-071687-London-Docks-Southwark-Greenland-Dock-Rotherhithe-June-1958/p1 Link to the Aerofilms Collection on Historic England website: https://www.historicengland.org.uk/images-books/online/aerofilms/aerofilms-collection-introduction/p1

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