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A PROPOSED PLAN FOR WET DOCKS IN WAPPING &c.

A PROPOSED PLAN FOR WET DOCKS IN WAPPING &c.

Architect: Walker, Ralph

Medium: Engraving

Date: 1796

Shelfmark: Maps Crace XVIII

Item number: 34

Length: 457

Width: 787

Scale: Millimetres

Genre: Plan

Map scale ratio: 7 3/4 '' : 1 Stat. Mile (1 : 8175)

Proposed plan for wet docks at Wapping, with title along the top, key at bottom right, tide table for Blackwall at bottom centre and inset plan of docking and storage facilities at bottom left. This was one of many large scale plans for new docking and shipping facilities for London submitted to Parliament after a Parliamentary Committee reported on the congestion and inadequacy of the London port in 1796.

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