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Thames Police Museum

Photo credit: Nigel Cox, CC BY-SA 2.0 (source: Geograph)

Visit by appointment

Museum or gallery in Tower Hamlets

14 artworks

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The paintings held within the Museum all relate in some way to the history of London's River Police. The most notable is the portrait of Patrick Colquhoun, the Scottish magistrate who, along with John Harriott was chiefly responsible for setting up London's Marine Police in 1798.

Wapping Police Station, Wapping High Street, Wapping, Greater London E1W 2NE England

020 8270 3587

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