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Landing a prisoner at Wapping.

Landing a prisoner at Wapping.
Landing a prisoner at Wapping.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H6260
Description: Several officers bring a suspect to the quayside at Wapping, home of the Thames Division of the Metropolitan Police. The image is one of Gordon Browne's illustrations for the chapter on the River Police in 'Living London' (1901-02), edited by George R Sims.
Creator: Gordon Browne (1858-1932)
Date: c. 1900
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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