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This is not a definitive article on Rogues Galleries, merely a selection of extracts and photographic examples. Some of the earliest integral collections of prisoner mugshots (1857) used as a Rogues Gallery are held in the New York Public Library: … Continue reading
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The National Library of Australia holds a collection of carte-de-visite photographs of Tasmanian convicts, taken originally by professional photographer Thomas J. Nevin in the 1870s-1880s of men at trial in the Supreme Court and adjoining Hobart Gaol, and of men … Continue reading
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“There is no criminal type”: Dr Goring, the Lombrosian Theory, Bertillonage, and Beattie’s Studio reprints of T. J. Nevin’s convict portraits of the Parkhurst boys ca 1916. On the left, Havelock Ellis’ sketches of the criminal stereotype, and on the … Continue reading