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Traders, shipbuilders, sailors, and engineers have all earned their living from the river. The pictures are starting points for discovery. Use the question or instruction for each picture to help get you started.

Hay's Wharf


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Hay's Wharf, 1904

Hay's Wharf was owned by the Hay's Wharf Company. The company imported food from all over the world. Hay's Wharf is near Tooley Street. Tooley Street was nicknamed 'London's Larder'.

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