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Working River

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.

View of the River near London Bridge

C. 1920

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View of the River near London Bridge, C. 1920

London Bridge is on the right. Fishmonger's Hall is behind the ship with a funnel. Warehouses can be clearly seen on Swan Wharf. Goods would be put in the warehouse to be stored.

What are the cranes and pulleys on the front of the warehouses for?