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Rockntractor
02-20-2012, 11:23 PM
By Daily Mail Reporter

Last updated at 7:58 AM on 20th February 2012



They were some of Australia's shadiest sheilas.

Murderers, bigamists, cocaine dealers and back street abortionists, all manner of vampish villain and fallen floozy scooped off the streets and photographed for police files. Their blank expressions hiding a catalogue of appalling crimes.

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.

There is 32-year-old Dorothy Mort. She may look harmless but behind that innocent-looking face lurks a terrifying femme fatale who turned to murder when her toyboy lover starred into her dark eyes and said their affair was over.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2103393/Womens-mug-shots-1920s-Australia.html#ixzz1mylkdL7r
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NJCardFan
02-21-2012, 02:14 AM
Wow. Some hard looking women. Looking at them, there must have been some real hard up men down under. I mean, THIS is 34?
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/02/19/article-2103393-11CFE694000005DC-840_964x826.jpg

Rockntractor
02-21-2012, 02:22 AM
Wow. Some hard looking women. Looking at them, there must have been some real hard up men down under. I mean, THIS is 34?
http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2012/02/19/article-2103393-11CFE694000005DC-840_964x826.jpg

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