First Port of Empire, 1840 - 1880

11th July 2017 - 11th July 2018 | Museum of London Docklands, United Kingdom


When wooden sailing ships gave way to iron steamers, the London docks became the centre of world trade. Learn all there is to know at the First Port of Empire Exhibition which covers Britain's maritime life from 1840  to 1880. Learn more about London’s docks, the river Thames and riverside industries. The Port of London Authority collection was transferred to Museum of London in 1975. Click here for more information.

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