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Pay day, Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09666




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Pay day, Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09666

Pay day at Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames, London. A line of workmen collect their wages from a hatch, while a security guard looks on. Photographer unknown, c.1910

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Edwardian People Work


12"x10" Modern Frame

Introducing the captivating "Pay Day" Framed Print from Media Storehouse, showcasing an intriguing image from the Historic England Archive. This vintage photograph captures the essence of a bygone era with its depiction of a line of workmen eagerly collecting their wages from a hatch at Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames, London, circa 1910. The watchful gaze of a security guard adds an intriguing layer to this fascinating scene. Preserved in a high-quality frame, this historic print makes for an exceptional addition to any home or office, evoking stories of London's rich industrial past. Bring a piece of history into your living space with the "Pay Day" Framed Print from Media Storehouse.

10x8 Print in an MDF Wooden Frame with 180 gsm Satin Finish Paper. Glazed using shatter proof thin plexi glass. Frame thickness is 1 inch and depth 0.75 inch. Fluted cardboard backing held with clips. Supplied ready to hang with sawtooth hanger and rubber bumpers. Spot clean with a damp cloth. Packaged foam wrapped in a card.

Ready to Hang Contemporary Framed and Mounted Prints. To ensure the paper is held securely the visible picture may be marginally smaller than quoted.

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 24.4cm x 24.4cm (9.6" x 9.6")

Estimated Product Size is 30.5cm x 25.4cm (12" x 10")

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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Pay Day at Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames, London: A Snapshot of Edwardian Worklife This evocative photograph, captured around the turn of the twentieth century, offers a glimpse into the daily routine of the working class in Edwardian London. Titled "Pay Day at Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames," the image depicts a line of workmen, dressed in their grubby work clothes and hats, gathered around a hatch, eagerly awaiting their weekly wages. The scene exudes a palpable sense of anticipation and relief, as the men collect their hard-earned earnings, providing a vital source of financial security for their families. The photograph was taken at Butlers Wharf, located on the south bank of the River Thames in the Shad Thames area of London. At the time, this area was a bustling hub of industry, with numerous wharves, warehouses, and workshops employing thousands of laborers. The image captures the raw energy and determination of the working class, who labored long hours in often dangerous conditions to contribute to the city's economic growth. A security guard stands watchfully nearby, ensuring order and maintaining the separation between the workers and their wages. His stern expression and imposing presence serve as a reminder of the strict hierarchies and regulations that governed the lives of the working class during this period. Despite the challenges they faced, the men in this photograph display a sense of camaraderie and solidarity, united in their shared experience of waiting for their pay. This photograph, taken by an unknown photographer around 1910, offers a poignant and authentic portrayal of life in Edwardian London. It serves as a testament to the resilience and determination of the working class, who played a crucial role in shaping the city's history and identity.

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