Skip to main content

Photographic Print > Historic England > The way we were > Work

Photographic Print : Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09745

Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09745




We accept all major credit cards


Image Downloads
Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Metal Prints
Home Decor


Historic England

Photo Prints From Historic England

Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09745

BUTLERs WHARF, Shad Thames, London. A cargo of bananas in specially ventilated crates is unloaded and transferred into the warehouse via a conveyor belt while two foremen in bowler hats look on. A tally is kept in the hut in the centre of the picture. 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

Historic England is the public body that champions and protects England's historic places

Media ID 4139637

© Historic England

Edwardian People Work


10"x8" Photo Print

Introducing the stunning photographic print from Media Storehouse's Historic England Archive collection: "Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09745." This captivating image transports you back in time to the bustling heart of London's Shad Thames, where a cargo of bananas is meticulously unloaded from a ship using a conveyor belt. The intriguing scene is further brought to life by the two foremen in bowler hats, diligently overseeing the process. Each print is meticulously produced using the highest quality materials to ensure vibrant colors and exceptional detail, making it a must-have for history enthusiasts, London lovers, and art collectors alike. Experience the magic of the past with this exquisite piece from Media Storehouse's Historic England Archive collection.

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 18.1cm (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.


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Historic Images > Historic Images 1920s to 1940s > Photos of Edwardian England

> The way we were > Work


EDITORS COMMENTS
Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames: A Snapshot of Edwardian Worklife This evocative photograph captures the hustle and bustle of Butlers Wharf in London's Shad Thames area, some time before 1910. The image showcases the unloading process of a cargo of ripe bananas, skillfully transported from ship to warehouse using a conveyor belt. The foremen, dressed in bowler hats, meticulously oversee the operation, keeping a tally of the deliveries in the central hut. Butlers Wharf, a bustling hub of commerce and industry, was a significant player in London's maritime history. This photograph offers a rare glimpse into the daily workings of the wharf, providing a fascinating insight into the lives of its workers. The intricate system of crates, designed for optimal ventilation, ensured the bananas arrived at their destination in the best possible condition. The Edwardian era, characterized by its elegance and refinement, is beautifully captured in this image. The workers, despite their laborious tasks, maintain a sense of order and focus, reflecting the diligence and pride taken in their work. The photograph serves as a testament to the rich history of Butlers Wharf and the vital role it played in London's commercial landscape. This photograph is part of the extensive Butlers Wharf Collection, commissioned by the Directors of Butlers Wharf Ltd to document various aspects of the company's work. The collection, now held by Historic England Archive, provides a valuable record of London's maritime heritage and the people who shaped it.

MADE IN THE USA
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

FREE COLORIZATION SERVICE
You can choose advanced AI Colorization for this picture at no extra charge!

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.

lightbox add My Lightbox



public
Made in USA
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


Butlers Wharf c. 1910 BB87_09668
Butlers Wharf c. 1910 BB87_09668
Butlers Wharf BB87_09741
Butlers Wharf BB87_09741
Children labelling tins of tea c. 1910, Butlers Wharf BB87_09690
Children labelling tins of tea c. 1910, Butlers Wharf BB87_09690
Tower Bridge under construction a83_01325
Tower Bridge under construction a83_01325
Shad Thames DD004547
Shad Thames DD004547
Fish wharf at Billingsgate Market CC72_01834
Fish wharf at Billingsgate Market CC72_01834
Pay day, Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09666
Pay day, Butlers Wharf, Shad Thames BB87_09666
Cannon Wharf, circa 1856 BB57_01541
Cannon Wharf, circa 1856 BB57_01541
LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
Dunbar Wharf, Limehouse, London a002456
Dunbar Wharf, Limehouse, London a002456
London / Tower Bridge Area
London / Tower Bridge Area

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed