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Notice board at Wapping Police Station listing dead bodies retrieved from the Thames.

Notice board at Wapping Police Station listing dead bodies retrieved from the Thames.
River Police notice board.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H6258
Description: Throughout its history, the River Police has been responsible for recovering bodies from the river. Once removed from the Thames, efforts would be made to identify the corpse and inform the relatives.
Creator: Unknown
Date: 1901
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
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