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Last rights: The collection includes pictures of deceased bodies in suspected homicides laying in coffins

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Portrait of a mistress: Album of King Edward VII's lover Lillie Langtry is uncovered after 135 years

Lillie Langtry met King Edward at a dinner party.

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Portrait of a mistress: Album of King Edward VII's lover Lillie Langtry is uncovered after 135 years

King Edward was rumoured to have had a string of affairs despite being married to Alexandra of Denmark.

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Rogues' gallery: 1930s mugshots from a police identification book

1930s Police mugshots: A mug shot from a police identification book

In 14 February 1929, St Valentine’s Day, four men disguised as police walked into a garage on North Clark Street, Chicago, lined up the seven people inside against the wall and shot them dead. At the height of the 1920s - the era of Prohibition, which was dominated by gangsters - the murder of seven men stunned the nation. It was later revealed that Chicago mobster Al Capone ordered the ‘hit’ http://www.pinterest.com/pin/74942781273811983/

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Taking A Tour Of Kansas City's Old Mob Scene

Charles Gargotta - Also known as "Mad Dog", (1900–1950) was a Kansas City, Missouri gangster who became a top enforcer for the Kansas City crime family.

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From monobosoms to shoulder pads: The best of Women Fashion Power – in pictures

Marlene Dietrich in 1932

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Police Mugshots Used To Be Really Badass

Art of Identity: Actual Australia convict mugshots 1920s: Herbert Ellis, listed as a house breaker, shop breaker, safe breaker, a receiver of stolen goods and "a suspected person". Convictions include 'indecent language, receiving and throwing a missile'

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The REAL New York underworld: Chilling black and white pictures reveal the Big Apple's grisly history of crime

mugshot of murder suspect 1920s

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Police Mugshots Used To Be Really Badass

John Walter Ford and Oswald Clive Nash, June 1921, possibly North Sydney Police Station, Sydney. A week after the photograph was taken the pair, both aged 16, appeared in North Sydney Police Court on break, enter and steal charges, for which they were put on bonds to be of good behaviour for twelve months.

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Police Mugshots Used To Be Really Badass

Mug shot of William Stanley Moore, 1 May 1925 Central Police Station, Sydney. Special Photograph no. 1399. this picture appears in the Photo Supplement to the NSW Police Gazette, 28 July, 1926 captioned: ‘Opium dealer./ Operates with large quantities of faked opium and cocaine./ A wharf labourer; associates with waterfront thieves and drug traders.’

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Haunting photos of the lost tribes of America by Edward Curtis

Curtis is known for expertly documenting the last of America's tribes from 1906 to 1930 in a epic collection called The North American Indian

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Yoko Ono tweets controversial image of John Lennon's bloody glasses as she protests against gun violence on 44th anniversary of her wedding to the Beatle

Iconic image: Yoko Ono has tweeted this image of John Lennons bloodstained glasses together with a message about how many people have been killed by guns in the U.S. since his death

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Drinking milkshakes, an evening at the drive-in and dancing the night away: Candid pictures capture the birth of the 'teenage' generation having a gas in 1940s America

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The girls of Storyville: Haunting pictures from New Orleans' red-light district reveal how prostitutes lived 100 years ago

Haunting history: A series of intimate black and white photographs taken in 1912 by E.J. Bellocq reveal how prostitutes in New Orleans red-light district of Storyville lived more than a century ago

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Man, 24, dies of suspected overdose at drug-fueled 'Festival of the Juggalos'

A festival goer at the ‘Gathering of the Juggalos’ died Friday afternoon of a suspected heroin overdose at Cave-in-Rock, Illinois., about 135 miles north of Nashville, Tennessee.