This picture is one of a series of around 2500 "special photographs" taken by New South Wales Police Department photographers between 1910 and 1930. These "special photographs" were mostly taken in the cells at the Central Police Station, Sydney and are, as curator Peter Doyle explains, of "men and women recently plucked from the street, often still animated by the dramas surrounding their apprehension".

Police mugshots in the 1920s…

"This man refused to open his eyes" - Police mugshots from the old pictures stand.

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Dress Like A 1920s Gangster: Clothes of Boardwalk Empire

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1920s Gangster's Moll costume, The Costume Shop, Melbourne.

Gangster's Moll costume, The Costume Shop, Melbourne.

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20s Fancy Dress - Mens Ladies 1920s Gangster Costume / Womens Flapper Dress

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Mugshot from the 1920s gangster squad

Gangster mugshots from the

1920s Gangster look - Black homburg hat, dark grey striped suit, two tone shoes, leather gloves and a walking cane (or is it a weapon?) Get these at VintageDancer.com/1920s

7 Easy 1920s Men's Costumes Ideas

1920s Gangster look - Black homburg hat, dark grey striped suit, two tone shoes, leather gloves and a walking cane (or is it a weapon?) Get these at VintageDancer.com/1920s

1920s Gangsters

1920s Gangsters

Organized Crime Figure, Chicago Gangster. Probably the best known of the 1920s gangsters, he controlled Chicago until...

Organized Crime Figure, Chicago Gangster. Probably the best known of the 1920s gangsters, he controlled Chicago until...

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Latest season of the 1920s gangster drama sees the arrival of Irish director David Caffrey and other Love/Hate stars in Charlie Murphy and Aidan Gillen

Latest season of the 1920s gangster drama sees the arrival of Irish director David Caffrey and other Love/Hate stars in Charlie Murphy and Aidan Gillen

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