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The Pool, discharging lighters, inscribed Trial Proof
An etching of a vessel discharging goods into lighters in the Upper Pool. At the height of the port's prosperity some 6000 lighters were engaged in carrying cargoes from the docks. As a result of the 'free water clause' the dockers were able to enter the docks and receive or deliver goods directly to or from vessels.
William Lionel Wyllie
Original size: Sheet: 289 x 384 mm, Plate: 190 x 280 mm
- Image reference: PW0768
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London