An interesting bunch of photographs have been floating around on the web and I just had to share them.
“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”
~The Daily Mail
I’m going to a couple of the most interesting ones.
|Yeah, she was a bad cat, but look at those shoes!|
“Fay Watson is listed in the New South Wales Police Gazette from 1928. She was arrested in a house in Crown Street, Darlinghurst, and subsequently convicted for being in possession of cocaine for which she was fined ten pound”