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The River Thames - photos and stories

Discussion in 'London and the South East' started by Ponyutd, May 20, 2014.

  1. editor

    editor Taffus Maximus

    He's one of my favourite artists.
     
  2. Ponyutd

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    They had an exhibition of his works at the Guildhall a few years back.
    What a talent he was.
     
  3. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat meh

    :)

    i have a print of 'liverpool quay by moonlight' (this) on the wall
     
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  5. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat meh

    the original of this

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    is up for sale at sothebys soon

    (deptford - john cleveley the elder)

    estimate price is up to 500,000 dollars

    :eek:

    approximate view from same angle now here

    master shipwright's house (left of picture) is still there
     
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  6. Ponyutd

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    Thanks for that Puddy_Tat. Just had a quick look at Cleveley's works.
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    This fella disobeyed orders and set sail in bad weather to deliver a message to the British fleet. The ship he captained went down with all hands.

    He was 17 :eek:
     
  7. Ponyutd

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    Tuberculosis patients taking in the fresh air outside St Thomas's
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  8. Ponyutd

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    Jetton from the 1600s, a gold pin, and a tiny 9 carat gold fox.
    These are a few of my favourite River Thames things IMG_0442.JPG
     
  9. Ponyutd

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    How much would you give to be able to walk round these docks.
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  10. not-bono-ever

    not-bono-ever Literally over the moon

  11. Puddy_Tat

    Puddy_Tat meh

    the 'London Inheritance' blog has a selection from the Pool of London today - here

    (this blogger is re-visiting locations photographed by his late father in the 40s and 50s)
     
  12. RubyToogood

    RubyToogood can't remember what goes here

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