Vintage Photography Business Card @Etsy

Vintage Photography Business Card @Etsy

Drug dealers, backstreet abortionists and a deadly femme fatale: Fascinating mugshots of women prisoners from 1920s Australia  (34-year-old Alma Smith was jailed for five years for performing an illegal abortion on a young woman who later died... SHE WAS 34?! Dang, a life of crime does NOT age you gracefully!)

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

Australian Criminals Mugshots from the

Three mugshots of men

Putting a crime to the face

Historians have been handed hundreds of mugshots of Victorian criminals. Now, armed only with the pictures and names, they are searching for the stories behind the stares, putting a crime to the face.

Exterior of Victorian photography studio - 3 large photos for sixpence

The Illustrated Police News

The Illustrated Police News

About VictorianVoices.net

Fun website with old victorian magazines with really good "How to" articles and how to do embroidery etc. There are some beautiful patterns too.

The Hidden Mother. Long exposure photography meant mothers would disguise themselves as chairs/curtains in order to hold their kids still.

Invisible women: can you spot the mothers in these photographs?

Hidden mothers: Mother and baby portrait

May Smith, alias 'Botany May', was an infamous drug dealer. She once chased policewoman Lillian Armfield with a red-hot iron to avoid arrest. Smith was sentenced to 10 months with hard labor.

May Smith, alias 'Botany May', was an infamous drug dealer. She once chased policewoman Lillian Armfield with a red-hot iron to avoid arrest. Smith was sentenced to 10 months with hard labor.

Over the past 20 years, Michaelson has assembled an amazing archive of more than 10,000 vintage mugshots of everyday people from all over the country.

The mugshots from over 100 years ago that continue to fascinate

Over the past 20 years, Michaelson has assembled an amazing archive of more than vintage mugshots of everyday people from all over the country.

17 mug shots of women from the early 1900's. Fascinating just looking at their faces - wondering what they did!

Edith Florence Ashton, backyard abortionist resulting in death, theft, fencing stolen goods,

[Mug Shot of Unidentified Woman In Fur], Photograph, n.d. University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History; crediting Dallas Municipal Archives , Dallas, Texas.

[Mug Shot of Unidentified Woman In Fur], University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History;

ROUGES GALLERY

ROUGES GALLERY

Mary Ann Ironside

The Victorian Asbo kids: Some of the first ever police mugshots show 19th-century petty criminals including one aged just TEN who was jailed for stealing a tin horn worth just 40p

The Victorian Asbo kids: Some of the first ever police mugshots show petty criminals including one aged just TEN who was jailed for stealing a tin horn worth just

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A & G Taylor Photographers' Studio - Newport Past Photo Search

William Hogarth's famous Gin Lane print, depicting scenes of social decay that…

Gin-novator Thomas Dakin honoured with new small-batch spirit

The first 736 convicts banished from England to Australia land in Botany Bay.

Victorian criminal types

Francis Galton and Composite Portraiture

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