A lighterman standing on the bow of a lighter, hauling on a rope.

A Museum copy negative of an original F J Mortimer print. A view of an unidentified lighterman on the bow of a lighter at the Bankside Barge Moorings in King's Reach, River Thames. The lighterman is hauling on a rope. In the background can be seen various wharves. These include (from left to right) East Paul's Wharf, Trig Wharf, Edward Lloyd's Wharf, Sunlight Wharf (L. E. P. Transport) with St. Paul's Cathedral dome behind, Lyon's Wharf, and Brook's Wharf.

Object Details

ID: P39524
Collection: Historic Photographs
Type: Sheet film negative
Display location: Not on display
Creator: Mortimer, Francis James
Date made: 1900-1939; 1990s
Credit: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, F J Mortimer Collection
Measurements: Overall: 101 mm x 126 mm

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