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Wednesday, 24 April 2013, 1:00PM
Museum of London

Faces in Court 1893-1918: Drawings of William Hartley from New Scotland Yard's Crime Museum

Keith Skinner, Alan Moss

William Hartley (1862-1937) was an early Fleet Street photographer whose fame was achieved from his court room sketches from the Old Bailey, Bow Street and other famous courts.  Six volumes of his original sketches were donated to the world famous Crime Museum at New Scotland Yard, covering the period from 1893 to 1918, when many classic murder cases took place including Dr Crippen.

This is the sixth in a series on Special Collections.  The other lectures in this series are on the following collections:
    Anatomy Museums
    The Guildhall Library
    British Architectural Library, RIBA
    The Library and Archives of the Society of Friends
    Lambeth Palace
    The Royal Horticultural Society's Lindley Library
    St. Paul's Cathedral

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24 April 2013

Faces in Court 1893-1918: Drawings of William Hartley from New Scotland Yard's Crime Museum
Keith Skinner
Alan Moss

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