The site on the Thames at Millwall where the largest ship of its time, the 'Great Eastern', was built and launched in 1858. The ship was designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and was used to lay the first trans-atlantic cable in 1866.

Date:
1945 - 1965
Location:
Millwall, Tower Hamlets, Greater London Authority, E14
Reference:
AA002300
Type:
Photograph (Negative)
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Description

NO FORMER ID NUMBER, BUT AMONGST THE B SERIES

Content

This is part of the Series: RAW01/02 Negatives and prints of English locations; within the Collection: RAW01 S W Rawlings Collection

Rights

© Historic England Archive

People & Organisations

Photographer: Rawlings, S W

Curator: Birks, David

Keywords

Construction, Waterscape