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The Shadow

© the copyright holder. Photo credit: Police Service of Northern Ireland

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A painting depicting the shadow of a gunman on a gable wall with a Royal Ulster Constabulary constable wearing a greatcoat and carrying a torch in front of a house. The theme of crime and terrorism is illustrated by the dark looming figure.

Police Museum


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    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    60 x 44.5 cm

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Police Museum

65 Knock Road, Belfast, County Antrim BT5 6LE Northern Ireland

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