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WORKING CRAFT ON THE THAMES NEAR LONDON BRIDGE WITH ST PAUL'S AND ST MAGNUS MARTYR IN THE BACKGROUND

A barque is being unloaded whilst drying her sails. The foremast sail has been 'backed' against the pervading breeze. Very long timbers are being lowered from a port specially cut in the bow: this was caulked up during a voyage. This procedure was necessary since cargo hatches on the deck were kept comparatively small for weather proofing. Smaller timbers ...

  • Id: working-craft_thames_london_bridge-b1p-027
  • Name: WORKING CRAFT ON THE THAMES NEAR LONDON BRIDGE WITH ST PAUL'S AND ST MAGNUS MARTYR IN THE BACKGROUND
  • Media: Oil on canvas
  • Size: 34"" x 26"" (87cm x 66cm)
  • Section: THE PORT OF LONDON
  • Book 1 Page: 27