"I recommend dropping the subject.  You can't do better than to be interested in some lime works anywhere down about Northfleet, and doubtful whether some of your lime don't get into bad company as it comes up in the barges."   "You hear Eugene?" said Lightwood, over his shoulder. "You are deeply interested in lime." "Without lime," returned that unmoved barrister-at-law, "my existence would be unilluminated by a ray of hope." -Our Mutual Friend, Charles Dickens

From a collection of London postcards (published by Charles Skilton, via Spitalfields Life): busy docks in the Port of London

Shad Thames, London Docklands    Photography by Rob Telford    2012

Shad Thames, London Docklands photographed by Rob Telford. Wrought-iron bridges that once helped transport goods between inner-ring and dockside factories along the lane are now terraces for families and businesses.

info desk design  | ... desk that wraps around to form the reception area of the building

Organic Reception Desk - Museum of London Docklands furniture by Isomi Museum of London Docklands furniture by Isomi

Go mudlarking and meet a mummified cat at the Museum of London Docklands. The Mudlarks gallery features a multi-level soft-play area, a building zone, a Docklands train set and a water-play table

Go mudlarking and meet a mummified cat at the Museum of London Docklands. The Mudlarks gallery features a multi-level soft-play area, a building zone, a Docklands train set and a water-play table

The Mudlarks gallery is a great interactive play area for young children (includes soft play for under-4s)

Museum of London & Museum of London Docklands. Wide range of activities covering geography, history, art, storytelling, citizenship.

2,770 mentions J’aime, 98 commentaires - Georgianna Lane (@georgiannalane) sur Instagram : "My kind of colors! 👌 One has to make a dedicated trek out toward the London docklands for this but…"

2,770 mentions J’aime, 98 commentaires - Georgianna Lane (@georgiannalane) sur Instagram : "My kind of colors! 👌 One has to make a dedicated trek out toward the London docklands for this but…"

Museum of London Docklands furniture by Isomi

Reception Desk - Museum of London Docklands furniture by Isomi 02 Museum of London Docklands furniture by Isomi

Sugar being hoisted into warehouses at West India Docks, London.

Remarkable photographs of Canary Wharf show how busy financial centre was once a thriving port taking in sugar, rum and elephants

1900 ca. Sugar being hoisted into warehouses at West India Sugar being hoisted into warehouses at West India Docks where the Museum of London Docklands now stands.

Museum of London Docklands Podcast about Jack the Ripper and Victorian Farm TV show mentioned on BBC history magazine podcast. Sounds like there are lots of Victorian exhibited.

Each gallery in the Museum of London Docklands explores the story of London's docks including the story of how the trade in enslaved Africans and sugar shaped London

Museum of London Docklands. Build up an appetite exploring the fascinating history of the port of London, from pre-Roman to... ooh, just the other day. www.museumoflondo...

From Roman settlement to the development of Canary Wharf, this 200 year old warehouse reveals the long history of the capital as a port through stories of trade, migration and commerce.

Museum of London Docklands Visitor Information: Museum of London Docklands - Introduction

Museum of London Docklands Visitor Information

Over 100 Free Things to Do in London including loads of ideas for family trips

visit:"Museum of London Docklands" The nucleus of the collection is the archives of the Port of London Authority. These became part of the port and river collections of the Museum of London in 1976. In the museum includes lecture theatre, a meeting rooms and there are often talks and events connected with the docks.

Museum of London Docklands. From Roman settlement to Docklands' regeneration, unlock the history of London's river, port and people in this historic warehouse.

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