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Butlers Wharf BB87_09741

BUTLERs WHARF, Shad Thames, London. Crates of goods wrapped in straw for protection are unloaded in London and set on the conveyor belt to the warehouses. The small hut in the centre of the picture is probably where the overseer kept records of the cargo. From the Butlers Wharf Collection: some time before 1910 the Directors of Butlers Wharf Ltd, commissioned a series of photographs detailing aspects of the companys work

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Edwardian Work


10"x8" Photo Print

Introducing the Media Storehouse collection of Historic England Archive Photographic Prints, featuring the captivating image "BUTLERS WHARF, BB87_09741". This iconic photograph transport us back in time to the bustling Shad Thames area of London, where crates filled with goods wrapped in straw are meticulously unloaded and conveyed to the warehouses. Experience the rich history and charm of this vibrant scene with our high-quality, museum-grade photographic prints. Each print is carefully crafted to bring out the intricate details and authentic colors of the original image, making it a stunning addition to any home or office decor. Embrace the past and add a touch of history to your space with the Media Storehouse collection of Historic England Archive Photographic Prints.

Photo prints are produced on Kodak professional photo paper resulting in timeless and breath-taking prints which are also ideal for framing. The colors produced are rich and vivid, with accurate blacks and pristine whites, resulting in prints that are truly timeless and magnificent. Whether you're looking to display your prints in your home, office, or gallery, our range of photographic prints are sure to impress. Dimensions refers to the size of the paper in inches.

Our Photo Prints are in a large range of sizes and are printed on Archival Quality Paper for excellent colour reproduction and longevity. They are ideal for framing (our Framed Prints use these) at a reasonable cost. Alternatives include cheaper Poster Prints and higher quality Fine Art Paper, the choice of which is largely dependant on your budget.

Estimated Image Size (if not cropped) is 25.4cm x 18cm (10" x 7.1")

Estimated Product Size is 25.4cm x 20.3cm (10" x 8")

These are individually made so all sizes are approximate

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


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EDITORS COMMENTS
This evocative photograph captures the bustling activity at Butlers Wharf along the River Thames in London, circa early 1900s. The scene is filled with a sense of industry and efficiency as workers unload crates of goods from a ship, carefully wrapping them in straw for protection before placing them on the conveyor belt. The conveyor belt, a testament to the modernization of the time, leads to the warehouses in the background. At the heart of the action, a small hut stands out, likely serving as the overseer's office where records of the cargo were kept. The intricate details of the scene, from the workers' clothing to the crates and the hut, offer a glimpse into the past, providing a window into the everyday workings of this bustling waterfront area. Butlers Wharf, located in Shad Thames, was a hub of commercial activity during this era. The Directors of Butlers Wharf Ltd commissioned this series of photographs to document various aspects of the company's operations. This photograph, in particular, showcases the labor-intensive process of unloading and transporting goods, which was essential to the thriving economy of London during this time. The photograph, from the Butlers Wharf Collection, is a valuable historical record that transports us back to an era of hard work, innovation, and the relentless pace of commerce. The image invites us to reflect on the rich history of London's waterfront and the vital role that Butlers Wharf played in shaping the city's commercial landscape.

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