Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

19/4/2012

Top hats, suits and bow-ties: The 1920s police mugshots of Australian murderers and conmen that hide their sinister crimes

They could be any other well-heeled members of society. Dressed in their finest suits and ties with their top hats cocked towards the camera, these men and women seem to be posing for expensive portraits. But behind their tidy appearances are guilty eyes that hide some of the most sinister crimes policeman of the day had dealt with. For these are mugshots of Australian convicts who were dealt with by police for chilling murders, robberies burglaries and other crimes in the 1920s and 1930s. for more click here

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