Night Watchman, late 18th century

#Picture Number TP52

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a night watchman, law enforcement officer in cities and towns until the late 18th century.  He wears a broad-brimmed hat, a long coat and gaiters, and carries a stout stick and a lantern. ‘Past twelve o’clock and a very cold morning’.