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Monitoring pollution in the Thames: 1950

Monitoring pollution in the Thames: 1950
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 25cm

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From 1909 until 1974 the PLA was responsible for monitoring river pollution. Here River Purification Officer Leonard Betts squelches through mud at low tide to take samples from exposed outfalls in 1950.
Neg D. 51249

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1950 AD - 1950 AD
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© PLA collection/Museum of London

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