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Charles Rouse, London's last night watchman
Charles Rouse, London's last night watchman
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Charles Rouse, London's last night watchman
Charles (Charlie) Rouse, reputedly London's last night watchman, stands outside his post on Brixton Road c1850. He carries the traditional lantern, has a cutlass attached to his waist and a rattle tucked beneath his sash to attract attention.
London Metropolitan Archives
LCC Photograph Library
40.2
photograph
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