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George Barrington (1755-1804).

George Barrington (1755-1804).
George Barrington (1755-1804).
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: PU3065
Description: George Barrington (1755-1804) was a notorious criminal known as 'The Prince of Pickpockets'. He served several sentences on board the prison hulks at Woolwich before being transported to Australia, where he later became Superintendent of Convicts and High Constable in New South Wales.
Creator: Nuttall, Fisher & Dixon
Date: 1 February 1810
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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