About this object

  • ID:

    93.213

  • Production date:

    1800-1830

  • Location:

    In Store

  • Before the creation of the Metropolitan Police force in 1829, local parishes employed watchmen to patrol the streets at night and keep order. Public opinion of parish watchmen was not high; they were often lampooned in caricatures.  < ...Read more

  • Measurements

    H 2200 mm; W 990 mm; D 850 mm

  • Materials

    wood; glass

  • Last Updated

    2016-04-20

FURTHER INFORMATION
  • NUMBER OF ITEMS

    1

  • STATUS

    permanent collection

  • COPYRIGHT HOLDER

    digital image copyright Museum of London

  • Related place

    Camden (used)

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