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Searching a barge.

Searching a barge.
Searching a barge.
© National Maritime Museum, London
Repro ID: H6261
Description: Another of Gordon Browne's illustrations for the chapter on the River Police in 'Living London' (1901-02), edited by George R Sims. Three police constables disturb a suspect on a barge. Criminals would frequently steal from river craft under the cover of darkness.
Creator: Gordon Browne (1858-1932).
Date: c. 1900
Credit line: National Maritime Museum, London
National Maritime Museum/Royal Observatory GreenwichNew Opportunities Fund 
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