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Christopher Fowler
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These masks were worn by robbers, and make you realise just how far removed from fantasy real crime was. Once they were housed in what was known as the Black Museum. It comprised two back rooms in Scotland Yard and was filled with the artefacts of violent crime, to be shown only to police officers. For years there has been talk of moving its contents to a permanent exhibition. Two things held up…
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