Duke's Dock, Liverpool: the long narrow basin with Duke's Grain Warehouse in the background
|Artist/Photographer||de Mare, Eric (1910-2002)|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Reflections ; Eric de Maré: Canals ; Canals ; Docks ; Warehouses ; Boats|
NOTES: Francis Egerton, the third and last Duke of Bridgewater, commissioned James Brindley to build Duke's Dock as a general terminal warehouse for the unloading of the canal barges from the Bridgewater Canal near the centre of Liverpool. It opened in 1773 and was further extended in the 1790s.
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