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A lighterman standing on the bow of a lighter, hauling on a rope.

P39524
F J Mortimer Collection

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Collection F J Mortimer Collection, Historic Photographs
Gallery locationNot on display

Object details:

Object ID P39524
Description A Museum copy negative of an original F J Mortimer print. A view of an unidentified lighterman on the bow of a lighter at the Bankside Barge Moorings in King's Reach, River Thames. The lighterman is hauling on a rope. In the background can be seen various wharves. These include (from left to right) East Paul's Wharf, Trig Wharf, Edward Lloyd's Wharf, Sunlight Wharf (L. E. P. Transport) with St. Paul's Cathedral dome behind, Lyon's Wharf, and Brook's Wharf.
Date made 1900-1939

Artist/Maker Mortimer, Francis James
Place made River Thames
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, F J Mortimer Collection
Materials Polyester negative
Measurements Overall: 101 mm x 126 mm
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  • A lighterman standing on the bow of a lighter, hauling on a rope. (P39524)
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