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Thursday, October 23, 2008

1900's England: Dockside Tea

Hand truckmen moving tea chests from a shed to a barge at Tilbury. The tea was from the Malabar Coast (India) and had been shipped to the Clan Line Quay at Tilbury. When the barge was full it would have been taken up river to one of the bonded warehouses in London, such as Butler's Wharf.
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