Stevedores on the London docks

Made:
1937-08-27 in United Kingdom
maker:
Harold Tomlin

A photograph of stevedores on the London docks, taken in August 1937 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald. The photograph shows a man carrying a plank during the heatwave of 1937.

A photograph of stevedores on the London docks, taken in August 1937 by Harold Tomlin for the Daily Herald.

The photograph shows a man carrying a plank during the heatwave of 1937. Stevedores were dock labourers responsible for loading and unloading ships.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/10845
type:
glass plate negative
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment
  • photographic equipment
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford