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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


10"x8" Photo Print

Discover the captivating beauty of historic Shad Thames with this exquisite photographic print by Paul Barkshire from Historic England. This stunning image transports you to the heart of London's vibrant riverside district, where the Cardamom Building stands proudly in the left foreground, and the iconic Tower Bridge Road arch peeks just beyond. Experience the rich history and charm of this iconic location with the Media Storehouse range of high-quality photographic prints. Perfect for adding character and depth to any home or office space.

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.

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

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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