Tea chests, Butlers Wharf, London

Tea chests, Butlers Wharf, London
Photograph taken c 1910 © Reproduced by permission of Historic England Archive ref: BB87/09671

These men are moving goods imported into London. They wear sack aprons to protect themselves from being cut by the metal sides of the tea chests.

Location

Greater London Southwark

Period

Edwardian (1902 - 1913)

Tags

work men industry clothing tea food warehouse Edwardian (1902 - 1913)