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finger prints henry police vanity fair spy chromolthograph

Vanity Fair Police - Edward Richard Henry

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Original antique Vanity Fair chromolithograph
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Finger Prints' Sir Edward Richard Henry, 1st Baronet GCVO KCB CSI KPM (1850-1931) was the Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis (head of the Metropolitan Police of London) from 1903 to 1918. His commission saw the introduction of police dogs to the force, but he is best remembered today for his championship of the method of fingerprinting to identify criminals.
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artist Spy (Sir Leslie Ward)
method Chromolithograph
date 1905
size 395mm by 265mm (sheet)
SKU LE4177