Warehousing in the City

Gustave Doré (1832-83)


Source: London, facing p. 115

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Doré seems to have found fascinating men working with cranes to move large bundles and heavy objects, for he several times depicts scenes like this one, such as the one with a porter struggling with a heavy load, which depicts this activity as seen from inside the warehouse.

  • Porters at Work
  • Limehouse Dock= (coal cranes)
  • Formatting and text by George P. Landow

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