Welcome to Victorian England, where famed author Charles Dickens grew up and set many of his iconic stories. Now the distinct and vibrant style of Dickens and his world can be a part of your village through elaborate decorations by Department 56. West India Docks represents the many dock houses that line the Thames and coasts of England. With furled sail, the small vessel arrives at the dock for the morning catch to be unloaded. About Department 56: For 40 years, Department 56 has been creating holiday traditions passed down from generation to generation. The excitement of the holiday season comes home with intricately detailed villages from settings that inspire the imagination. Stroll through a small American town, enjoy a walk with Charles Dickens, or visit Santa in the North Pole. Our ornaments and figurines create even more opportunities to spread good wishes during the happiest time of the year.