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Choose from 138 pictures in our London from the Air collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. All professionally made for Quick Shipping. We are proud to offer this selection in partnership with Historic England.

London Docks 1958 EAW071687 Featured London from the Air Print

London Docks 1958 EAW071687

LONDON DOCKS, Southwark. Aerial photograph of Greenland Dock, Rotherhithe in June 1958. Also showing South Dock, the River Thames and the entrance to the Millwall Outer Dock (on the Isle of Dogs). Freighters are unloading into barges and butties. The dock was mostly used for Baltic shipping, notably whaling and timber. Greenland Dock is the oldest of London's riverside docks, originally laid out in 1695 to refit East Indiamen. The commercial docks closed in 1970, and the warehouses have now been replaced by Docklands residential developments (Swedish Quay, Baltic Quay and Brunswick Quay). Aerofilms Collection (see Links)

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Highbury Square 26615_056 Featured London from the Air Print

Highbury Square 26615_056

Highbury Square, London. Originally a football stadium, the area was redeveloped as an apartment complex when Arsenal moved to the Emirates Stadium. Parts of the original stadium have been preserved and the pitch area is now gardens. Photographed in 2010

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Crystal Palace AA63_02545 Featured London from the Air Print

Crystal Palace AA63_02545

Crystal Palace, Sydenham, Greater London. An aerial view of Crystal Palace which was designed for the Great Exhibition of 1851. It was subsequently moved to Sydenham in 1854 as part of an amusement park. It was destroyed by fire on the night of 30th November 1936. Photographed by A J Mason between 1925 and 1930

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