Warehouses 1 and 2, West India Docks North Quay (now West India Quay), Wapping, London: Warehouse 2 (foreground) and Warehouse 1 (background) with the lower link block connecting them
|Architect/Designer||George Gwilt & Son|
|Rennie, Sir John (1794-1874)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC E 190289|
|Colour Info||Black and white|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Brickwork ; Docks ; Riverside buildings ; Warehouses|
NOTES: Built between 1799 and 1806, the West India Docks were the first of London's great enclosed docks. These two warehouses are all that remain of the row of nine warehouses designed by the Gwilts, later extended upwards in 1827 by Sir John Rennie. See RIBA134293 for a black and white version of this image.
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