— Fascinating Mugshots – 1920s

In 1920s Australia these were some of the country’s shadiest characters – murderers, bigamists, cocaine dealers and back street abortionists.

The incredible pictures – part of a collection of 2500 mugshots taken by New South Wales Police Department photographers between 1910 and 1930 – give a fascinating glimpse into the role of women in the seedy underbelly of early 20th century Australian life.

 

Via Daily Mail

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