London's Changing Riverscape: Panoramas from London Bridge to Greenwich
"In 1937, when London was still the world's greatest port, the Port of London Authority commissioned a ten-mile photographic panorama of the Thames riverfront, capturing in astounding detail the array of wharves, boatyards, factories, warehouses and related industrial buildings along both banks of the river, from London Bridge as far as Greenwich. In 2008 Graham Diprose, Charles Craig and Mike Seaborne, working as the London's Found Riverscape Partnership, shot a modern panorama of exactly the same stretch of river using the latest digital technology. Their aim was to document the dramatic changes to the riverscape caused successively by wartime bombing, by 1960s development and by recent regeneration. These images also serve to highlight what survives architecturally from London's trading past. Comparison with segments of their earlier 1997 panorama reveals the extraordinary pace of change in this ever-dynamic part of London. In addition to the panoramic images, a wealth of rare --
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