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An Accurate Plan of the Docks for the West India Trade

An Accurate Plan of the Docks for the West India Trade

Publisher: Fairburn, John

Medium: Engraving, coloured

Date: 1800

Shelfmark: Maps.Crace.XVIII

Item number: 39

Genre: Plan

Plan of the West India Docks in the Isle of Dogs with title along the top, compass star at top left and key to colours and reference table in panel below the plan. Designed by William Jessop, the docks were completed in 1802 allowing West India Company merchants to discharge their ships in four days instead of the usual four weeks.

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