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Barge Gallery

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Choose from 282 pictures in our Barge collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Photos, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


Barges in the Pool of London. River Thames and Tower Bridge, London, 1962. Artist: CM Dixon Featured Print

Barges in the Pool of London. River Thames and Tower Bridge, London, 1962. Artist: CM Dixon

Barges in the Pool of London. River Thames and Tower Bridge, London, 1962. Part of the Tideway of the Thames, the Pool of London was navigable by tall-masted vessels bringing coastal and later overseas goods. Of vital importance to London for centuries, the river was lined with nearly continuous walls of wharves running for miles along both banks, and hundreds of ships moored in the river

© CM Dixon / Heritage-Images

Lord Mayor's Day - the Stationers Company's barge at Lambeth Palace, 1845 Featured Print

Lord Mayor's Day - the Stationers Company's barge at Lambeth Palace, 1845

Lord Mayor's Day - the Stationers Company's barge at Lambeth Palace, 1845. Annual flotilla of boats on the River Thames in London. On the morning of the memorable Ninth of November, it has been customary for the Stationers Company to attend the Lord Mayor, in their superbly gilt barge, to Westminster; and to cross the River in their barge to Lambeth Palace. On their arrival, certain members of the household of his Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury come on board the barge, and bring with them hot spiced ale, buns and cakes, and a quantity of wine, wherewith the worthy "Stationers" are regaled'. From "Illustrated London News", 1845, Vol VII

© The Print Collector/Heritage Images

Swan-Upping on the Thames, from Brentford Ait, 1844. Creator: Unknown Featured Print

Swan-Upping on the Thames, from Brentford Ait, 1844. Creator: Unknown

Swan-Upping on the Thames, from Brentford Ait, 1844. Annual event in which mute swans on the River Thames in west London are rounded up, caught, ringed, and then released. The procedure is carried out by members of the the London guilds. In the Thames, at present, the greatest number of swans belong to the Queen, and the Companies of Vintners and Dyers own the next largest proportion; but the birds are far less numerous than they used to be. They are marked upon the upper mandible with a knife or other sharp instrument. The "Swan-upping", or "Swan-hopping", as it is vulgarly termed, is the catching and taking up the swans to mark the cygnets, and renew that on the old birds, if obliterated, in the presence of the royal swan herdsman...'. From "Illustrated London News", 1844, Vol V

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