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Wharf Collection

Background imageWharf Collection: Cottage of Alfred Wallis, St Ives, Cornwall

Cottage of Alfred Wallis, St Ives, Cornwall
View of the cottage of Alfred Wallis (1855-1942), primitive artist, mariner, fisherman and marine stores dealer, at Back Road West, not far from Porthmeor Beach and the Tate Gallery

Background imageWharf Collection: Tate & Lyle Refinery

Tate & Lyle Refinery
A coastal barge sailing by the famous Tate and Lyle sugar refinery works, Plaistow Wharf, off Silvertown, North Woolwich, east London

Background imageWharf Collection: Titanic and Olympic - Harland & Wolff, Belfast

Titanic and Olympic - Harland & Wolff, Belfast
Fascinating photograph taken on 6th March 1912, showing The RMS Titanic (left) and The RMS Olympic (right), the brand new ships of the White Star Line at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast

Background imageWharf Collection: Wallsend-on-Tyne - Shipbuilding

Wallsend-on-Tyne - Shipbuilding and the BP Tanker British Hazel in dock. Date: 1963

Background imageWharf Collection: LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey

LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
A major docklands fire at Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey, SE London. It happened during a particularly cold spell for March. The attack on the fire by a large number of firefighters

Background imageWharf Collection: LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey

LCC-LFB Warehouse fire, Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey
A major docklands fire at Butlers Wharf, Bermondsey, SE London. It happened during a particularly cold spell for March. The attack on the fire by a large number of firefighters

Background imageWharf Collection: LFB at 25 pump fire, warehouse in Fulham

LFB at 25 pump fire, warehouse in Fulham
LFB firefighters in action at a fire in Fulham, where 100 tons of paraffin wax ignited in a riverside warehouse. The major blaze required 25 pumps

Background imageWharf Collection: The Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA

The Navy Yard, Charlestown, Massachusetts, USA - very interesting little naval steamer shown in the foreground. Date: 1908

Background imageWharf Collection: LCC-LFB Pageants Wharf fire station, Rotherhithe

LCC-LFB Pageants Wharf fire station, Rotherhithe
Built by the London County Council and opened in 1903, Pageants Wharf fire station still stands at 241 Rotherhithe Street, SE16

Background imageWharf Collection: Titanic and Olympic - Harland & Wolff, Belfast

Titanic and Olympic - Harland & Wolff, Belfast
Fascinating photograph taken on 6th March 1912, showing The RMS Titanic (left) and The RMS Olympic (right), the brand new ships of the White Star Line at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast

Background imageWharf Collection: Labour Union Poster - Great London Dock Strike

Labour Union Poster - Great London Dock Strike
Labour Union Poster Commemorating the Great London Dock Strike of 1889. This industrial dispute involving dock workers in the Port of London broke out on 14 August 1889

Background imageWharf Collection: Waterside view, Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa

Waterside view, Monrovia, Liberia, West Africa
Waterside view, Monrovia, capital of Liberia, West Africa. Date: circa 1920

Background imageWharf Collection: Whitby Harbour, Yorkshire

Whitby Harbour, Yorkshire
19th century vintage photograph: Whitby Harbour, Yorkshire, fishing boats in the harbour

Background imageWharf Collection: Fireboat tackling fire at Colonial Wharf, East London

Fireboat tackling fire at Colonial Wharf, East London
A fireboat tackles a fire at Colonial Wharf, Wapping High Street, East London, 27 September 1935. This was a typical big Thamesside fire of the sort which the London Fire Brigade has tackled for over

Background imageWharf Collection: Blitz in London -- Chambers Wharf, Bermondsey, WW2

Blitz in London -- Chambers Wharf, Bermondsey, WW2
Blitz in London -- firefighters in action with fire engines and hosepipes at Chambers Wharf, Bermondsey Wall, on 12 August 1944. Date: 1944

Background imageWharf Collection: Manchester Road Canal Wharf, Burnley

Manchester Road Canal Wharf, Burnley

Background imageWharf Collection: Blitz in London -- Winkleys Wharf, Millwall, WW2

Blitz in London -- Winkleys Wharf, Millwall, WW2
Blitz in London -- Winkleys Wharf, Millwall, 22 March 1944. Showing firefighters in action on barrels of paraffin wax. Date: 1944

Background imageWharf Collection: Narrow Boat Icebreaker

Narrow Boat Icebreaker
An icebreaker narrow boat on the frozen Grand Union Canal, near Buckby Wharf, Northamptonshire, England

Background imageWharf Collection: c. 1890s New Zealand - the harbour at Lyttelton

c. 1890s New Zealand - the harbour at Lyttelton
c.1890s vintage photograph New Zealand - the harbour at Lyttelton - showing RMS Tainui

Background imageWharf Collection: Large ships on the Hooghly River, Calcutta, India

Large ships on the Hooghly River, Calcutta, India
19th century vintage photograph: Large ships on the Hooghly River, Calcutta, India

Background imageWharf Collection: c. 1870s England London - Fresh Wharf - ships

c. 1870s England London - Fresh Wharf - ships
c.1870s England London - Fresh Wharf - ships tied up in the dock

Background imageWharf Collection: The iron steam vessels Meteor and Prince of Wales

The iron steam vessels Meteor and Prince of Wales, built by Miller, Ravenhill & Co, leaving Brunswick Wharf, Blackwall. Coloured lithograph by R K Thomas after a drawing bys D Skillett

Background imageWharf Collection: Rough Sea in Lerwick Harbour

Rough Sea in Lerwick Harbour, Shetland Islands, Scotland. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageWharf Collection: New Orleans (1881). Wharf on Mississippi river

New Orleans (1881). Wharf on Mississippi river. Etching

Background imageWharf Collection: Fishmonger - Port of London

Fishmonger - Port of London
A fishmonger carrying boxes of fresh fish unloaded at the Port of London, close to Tower Bridge, visible in the distance

Background imageWharf Collection: The Arsenal Dock - Callao, Peru

The Arsenal Dock - Callao, Peru. circa 1910s

Background imageWharf Collection: Russia - Sevastopol Sebastopol inner harbour, Crimea Ukraine

Russia - Sevastopol Sebastopol inner harbour, Crimea Ukraine
19th century vintage photograph Russia - Sevastopol Sebastopol inner harbour, Crimea Ukraine

Background imageWharf Collection: Smiths Wharf, Queenhithe, London

Smiths Wharf, Queenhithe, London
Lightermen preparing for work on barges moored on the River Thames opposite Smiths Wharf, Queenhithe, City of London. Date: circa 1950s

Background imageWharf Collection: Railway map, Clapham Junction area, London

Railway map, Clapham Junction area, London
Railway map, Clapham Junction, Stewarts Lane, Lavender Hill and Longhedge, SW London, with colour coding of the various railway companies. Date: 1912

Background imageWharf Collection: Railway map, Devonport & Plymouth

Railway map, Devonport & Plymouth, showing the Great Western and London & South Western railways. Date: 1909

Background imageWharf Collection: Map, Surrey Docks, Bricklayers Arms and New Cross, London

Map, Surrey Docks, Bricklayers Arms and New Cross, London
Map, Surrey Commercial Docks, Bricklayers Arms and New Cross, SE London, with railway lines and junctions. 1908

Background imageWharf Collection: Map, Millwall Docks (Harrow Lane) and Poplar, East London

Map, Millwall Docks (Harrow Lane) and Poplar, East London, with railway lines and links. Date: 1906

Background imageWharf Collection: Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey, Wales

Red Wharf Bay, Anglesey, Wales - Min-y-Don Hotel and Castle Rock. Date: 1910

Background imageWharf Collection: Steamboats in the Harbour - Toronto, Canada

Steamboats in the Harbour - Toronto, Canada. Date: circa 1910s

Background imageWharf Collection: Hobart, Tasmania, Australia - View toward Mount Wellington

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia - View toward Mount Wellington Date: 1920s

Background imageWharf Collection: Clink Street, leading to Winchester Wharf, London

Clink Street, leading to Winchester Wharf, London, early 1900s Date: early 1900s

Background imageWharf Collection: Clink Street to Winchester Wharf, London

Clink Street to Winchester Wharf, London Date: early 1900s

Background imageWharf Collection: Erie Canal Buffalo USA early 1900s

Erie Canal Buffalo USA early 1900s

Background imageWharf Collection: Eharf and docks, Port Sunlight soap factory, Wirral

Eharf and docks, Port Sunlight soap factory, Wirral

Background imageWharf Collection: Port Sunlight - Wharf and Docks - early 1900s

Port Sunlight - Wharf and Docks - early 1900s

Background imageWharf Collection: The Wharf, Port Sunlight soap factory, Wirral

The Wharf, Port Sunlight soap factory, Wirral

Background imageWharf Collection: Port Sunlight - barrels of fat on the wharf - early 1900s

Port Sunlight - barrels of fat on the wharf - early 1900s

Background imageWharf Collection: Burnley Manchester Road Canal Wharf Victorian period

Burnley Manchester Road Canal Wharf Victorian period

Background imageWharf Collection: Sowerby Bridge - Canal Wharf - Fire engine

Sowerby Bridge - Canal Wharf - Fire engine

Background imageWharf Collection: Swansea Fish Wharf early 1900s

Swansea Fish Wharf early 1900s

Background imageWharf Collection: Sowerby Bridge Canal Wharf Fire Engine early 1900s

Sowerby Bridge Canal Wharf Fire Engine early 1900s

Background imageWharf Collection: Longton Coal Wharf early 1900s

Longton Coal Wharf early 1900s

Background imageWharf Collection: Coal Wharf, Longton early 1900's

Coal Wharf, Longton early 1900's



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