WORKING CRAFT ON THE THAMES NEAR LONDON BRIDGE WITH ST PAUL'S AND ST MAGNUS MARTYR IN THE BACKGROUND
A barque is being unloaded whilst drying her sails. The foremast sail has been 'backed' against the pervading breeze. Very long timbers are being lowered from a port specially cut in the bow: this was caulked up during a voyage. This procedure was necessary since cargo hatches on the deck were kept comparatively small for weather proofing. Smaller timbers ...
- Id: working-craft_thames_london_bridge-b1p-027
- Name: WORKING CRAFT ON THE THAMES NEAR LONDON BRIDGE WITH ST PAUL'S AND ST MAGNUS MARTYR IN THE BACKGROUND
- Media: Oil on canvas
- Size: 34"" x 26"" (87cm x 66cm)
- Section: THE PORT OF LONDON
- Book 1 Page: 27