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Shad Thames DD004547



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Shad Thames DD004547

A view looking west along Shad Thames showing The Cardamom Building in the left foreground and the arch carrying Tower Bridge Road across Shad Thames just visible in the distance. Photographed by Paul Barkshire, 19th March 1983

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Media ID 19279901

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Industrial Warehouse


16"x20" (51x41cm) Metal Print

Experience the timeless charm of London's Shad Thames with our Media Storehouse Metal Print featuring the captivating photograph DD004547 by Paul Barkshire from Historic England. This stunning image showcases a scenic view looking west along the Thames, with The Cardamom Building taking center stage in the left foreground and the iconic Tower Bridge Road arch just barely visible in the distance. Our high-quality Metal Prints transform your favorite photos into vibrant, long-lasting works of art. With their sleek, modern design and rich, vibrant colors, these prints are sure to make a bold statement in any home or office space. Order yours today and bring the beauty of London right into your living space.

Made with durable metal and luxurious printing techniques, our metal photo prints go beyond traditional canvases, adding a cool, modern touch to your space. Wall mount on back. Eco-friendly 100% post-consumer recycled ChromaLuxe aluminum surface. The thickness of the print is 0.045". Featuring a Scratch-resistant surface and Rounded corners. Backing hangers are attached to the back of the print and float the print 1/2-inch off the wall when hung, the choice of hanger may vary depending on size and International orders will come with Float Mount hangers only. Finished with a brilliant white high gloss surface for unsurpassed detail and vibrance. Printed using Dye-Sublimation and for best care we recommend a non-ammonia glass cleaner, water, or isopropyl (rubbing) alcohol to prevent harming the print surface. We recommend using a clean, lint-free cloth to wipe off the print. The ultra-hard surface is scratch-resistant, waterproof and weatherproof. Avoid direct sunlight exposure.

Made with durable metal and luxurious printing techniques, metal prints bring images to life and add a modern touch to any space

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 40.6cm x 50.8cm (16" x 20")

Estimated Product Size is 41.2cm x 51.4cm (16.2" x 20.2")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

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


EDITORS COMMENTS
This evocative photograph, taken by Paul Barkshire on 19th March 1983, captures a moment in time when the industrial character of Shad Thames in London was still prominent. The image looks west along the riverfront, with The Cardamom Building, a distinctive red-brick warehouse, dominating the left foreground. Its large arched windows and loading bays are a testament to the area's past as a bustling hub for commerce and industry. Beyond The Cardamom Building, the arch carrying Tower Bridge Road across Shad Thames is just visible in the distance. The road, with its narrow lanes and cobbled streets, was once a vital artery connecting the docks to the heart of the city. The warehouses and factories lining the riverfront were integral to the transportation and distribution of goods, making Shad Thames a hive of activity. The photograph's industrial aesthetic is further emphasized by the cranes and shipping containers visible in the background. These structures were common sights along the Thames, as the river was a major transportation route for imports and exports. The area's industrial heritage is a reminder of London's rich history as a global trading powerhouse. Paul Barkshire's photograph is a poignant reminder of a time when Shad Thames was a thriving industrial area. Today, the area has undergone significant gentrification, with many of the warehouses transformed into luxury apartments and trendy restaurants. However, the photograph offers a glimpse into the past, providing a valuable record of London's industrial heritage.

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