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Convicted of murder. Mrs Dorothy Mort was having an affair with dashing young doctor Claude Tozer. On 21 December 1920 Tozer visited her home with the intention of breaking off the relationship. Mort shot him dead before attempting to commit suicide. Aged 32.

Alice Adeline Cooke (pictured above) was convicted of bigamy and theft. By the age of 24 she had amassed an impressive number of aliases and at least two husbands. She was described by police as ‘rather good looking’

Elizabeth Ruddy was a career criminal who was convicted of stealing from the house of one Andrew Foley. She was sentenced to 12 months with hard labour. DOB: 1854, Scotland.

relatives involved with the manufacturing, selling, and interstate transport of counterfeit hushpuppy shoes. aunt roberta, top, was the brains and ringleader of the illegal operation. aunt trudy was the tag-along as usual.

For some reason I found it appropriate to pin a mug shot of someone with poofy hair named Vera to your board...

I wanted to blow up a Mick Jagger mug shot into poster size but I can't find one that's hi res enough. He'll do, though. Mug shot poster from original police department negative, 1955.

Femme fatale: the female criminal at the Justice & Police Museum, Sydney, 7 March 2009 - Sunday 18 April 2010

1927-Elizabeth Singleton had multiple convictions for soliciting and was described in police records as a ‘common prostitute’. She was imprisoned at Long Bay but the details of her sentence have been lost. DOB: 9 July 1905.

Masterman Thomas Scoringe – November 29, 1922 New South Wales Police Department

William Brankston was convicted of the theft of four rabbits and was sentenced to carry out one month in jail.