Plan Of The East And West India Docks 1841 MAPCO

Plan Of The East And West India Docks
15th April 1841

Map Title Compass Bromley Marsh, Eastern Import & Export Docks River Lea & Entrance Basin
Limehouse Basin, Western Import & Export Docks Timber Pond, Western Import & Export Docks Blackwall Basin & Timber Pond Reference To Cranes On Quays

The Map

Full Title:
Plan Of The East And West India Docks
C.B. Graham, Lithographer, Washington D.C.
15th April 1841
54cm x 42cm (21¼" x 16½")
United States Senate Document G.2., 30th Congress, 2nd Session.
1" : 421 Feet (Approx.)
Bromley Marsh - River Lea - Timber Pond - River Thames.
Folding plan on 19th century paper. Hand coloured plan, backed with archival tissue. Title at top left. Very good condition.

This plan shows the layout of the East & West India shipping docks, and includes a Reference To Cranes On Quays. The parish boundary between All Saints, Poplar, and St. Leonard, Bromley, is clearly shown.

Places of interest include Limehouse Causeway, Poplar High Street, Limehouse Basin, Import Docks, Export Dock, Blackwall Railway, Messrs. Wigram & Green's Ship Yard, Thames Plate Glass Company's Works, Orchard House, South Dock, Timber Pond, Messrs. Curling & Young's Ship Yard, Mr. Fletcher's Union Dock, West India Dock Tavern, Mr. Pitcher's Dock Yard, Brunswick Dock, and much more.

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