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Margate parade and ships. Margate in East Kent, UK. Horse-drawn wagons are being used to unload and resupply the ships, while children and locals watch from the parade. At left, horse-drawn bathing machines take visitors down to the sea to bathe. This 1808 engraving by J. Hill is based on an artwork originally produced circa 1801 by French-born English painter Philippe James de Loutherbourg (1740-1812).
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