George Spills & Co's Waterproofing Works, c 1845.
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Lithograph showing the Waterproofing Works of George Spills & Co including the canalside, sailing barges at staithe, outbuildings, wagons and the tall chimney. Established in 1844, George Spill & Co were manufacturers of India rubber and oiled waterproof clothing. The factory was situated at Stepney Green in East London.