North-west prospect of Deptford

The North-West Prospect of Deptford, in the County of Kent (Wikimedia Commons)

The North-West Prospect of Deptford, in the County of Kent (Wikimedia Commons)

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Inscription ‘The North-West Prospect of Deptford, in the County of Kent’ (with key and historical description) in English below image. A view of Deptford – then part of Kent – as it appeared in the late 1730s. The concentration of shipping shows that Deptford, with its Royal dockyard, was an important maritime centre.

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