Rarely-seen images capture life at Port of London from the 20th century

Rarely-seen photographs have been released which capture the essence of life as a 20th century London docker with ‘knocker uppers’ and exotic shipments arriving from across the globe – a world apart from the chaos at Britain’s docks today.With a determined look on her face, a woman dressed in a cardigan and a long, flowing skirt wakes East London dockers with a pea shooter.