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    She's a 1920's gangster, with awesome hair

  • Karla Adams

    Sydney Living Museum Exhibition, "City of Shadows". Designated ‘special photographs’, to distinguish them from the genre of prison mug shots, they were mostly taken in the cells at the Central Police Station, Sydney and are, as curator Peter Doyle explains, of ‘men and women recently plucked from the street, often still animated by the dramas surrounding their apprehension’.

  • Heatherface @ Just Some Broad

    Prostitute Ettie Sultana worked in northern New South Wales and in the Queensland cities of Brisbane and Toowoomba for most of her career. She had multiple convictions for prostitution, theft, drunkenness, swearing and vagrancy. She was sentenced to six months with hard labour.

  • Emily Mullanix

    Vintage Mugshot

  • Sat Bulsara

    1920s mugshot

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