James Boyd Potter, born 1901, aka "Fatty Potter."  "Associates with all classes of thieves."

Flat cap: James Boyd Potter, who had the unfortunate nickname of 'Fatty Potter', was a labourer who had a long operation scar on the right hand side of his neck. He was known for pub, shop and warehouse breaking

Gorgeous Vintage Mug Shots  Originally posted at 11:00 am Saturday Feb 19, 2011 by Emily Temple

Gorgeous Vintage Mug Shots

Mug shot of Hazel McGuinness, Central Police Station, Sydney, 1929 “Hazel McGuinness was charged along with her mother Ada McGuiness with having cocaine (in substantial quantities) illegally in her.

Drug dealers, backstreet abortionists and a deadly femme fatale: Fascinating…

Drug dealers, backstreet abortionists and a deadly femme fatale: Fascinating mugshots of women prisoners from 1920s Australia

Jean Wilson had numerous convictions for housebreaking and theft. She preferred stealing jewellery as it could be easily pawned for money. She also robbed her employer. Wilson was charged with larceny, for which she served a sentence. Aged: 23 in DOB:

Convicted of stealing. Eileen O'Connor first appears in police records as a 'missing friend', or missing person. She is eventually arrested for stealing a wallet and is described by police with the odd epithet 'inclined to be weak'. Aged 17. Part of an archive of forensic photography created by the NSW Police between 1912 and 1964.

Mujeres Criminales (New York, 1915-1930)

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1920-Petty thief Ruby Furlong was involved in an altercation with a drunk musician at Newtown. She pulled out a razor and slashed his face, leaving an ugly scar. Furlong was a feared criminal who had a string of convictions in the early 1920s. Ruby, aged 34, was serving time for malicious wounding when this photograph was taken.

Petty thief Ruby Furlong was involved in an altercation with a drunk musician at Newtown. She pulled out a razor and slashed his face, leaving an ugly scar. Furlong was a feared criminal who had a string of convictions in the early

original mugshot using collodion process from Australia's Justice and Police Museum. During my research I found that this mugshot has been used by a couple different artist.

Gorgeous Vintage Mug Shots

World Of Mysteries: Australian History: Mugshots From the and Mug shot of Valerie Lowe, 15 February Central Police Station, Sydney.

Lillian May Southwell Boland on September 28, 1922 when she was convicted of conspiracy to procure an abortion. She was known to be a secretary for an illegal abortionist who worked from a dentist's surgery on Oxford Street, Paddington - Sydney's inner city. While she maintained her innocence and said she was unaware of the illegal activity, the court ruled that she must have known about the business and subsequently gave her a suspended sentence of 12 months hard labour

Lillian May Southwell Bolland Convicted of conspiracy to procure an abortion.

Another shot from Sydney Jail; was she arrested for this bold haircut?

Noted: Vintage Photos From the Sydney Police Museum

Mug shot of Fay Watson, 24 March Central Police Station, Sydney. Special Photograph no. Although no record for Fay Watson is found in the NSW Police Gazette for.

1928 Evelyn Courtney stole a remarkable array of items, ranging from an umbrella to Irish linen napkins. She was a suspect in at least seven different robberies during 1920. Aged 19.

Evelyn Courtney, 3 November 1920 Evelyn Courtney stole a remarkable array of items, ranging from an umbrella to Irish linen napkins. She was a suspect in at least seven different robberies during Aged

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Mug shot of Barbara Turner, 10 October 1921, Central Police Station, Sydney    Barbara Turner (alias Tierney, Tiernan, Taylor, Florence Gillespie or Jessi Turner, sometimes known as Barbara Turner Taylor) was a ‘confidence woman’ who operated in Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane and Perth from the 1890s until the 1920s, and possibly beyond. This photograph was taken after she was arrested for defrauding one Henry Placings in Sydney of 106 pounds, by borrowing against a forged cheque, for which she…

Barbara Turner (alias Tierney, Tiernan, Taylor, Florence Gillespie or Jessi Turner, sometimes known as Barbara Turner Taylor) was a ‘confide.

Sydney Police Photographs 1912-1948 ... (cool mugshot, huh? Wonder who "done her wrong?")

obsessed with these old Austrailian mugshots.

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