Some of these are beautifully composed and haunting. With captions describing what each person was nabbed for, these are 30 vintage mugshots curated by The Sifter from the archives of the Historic Houses Trust (hht.net.au).
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The shot below is of Mr. William Stanley Moore, taken in 1925, described as: an opium dealer operating with large quantities of faked opium and cocaine. Also a wharf labourer and associates with water front thieves and drug traders.
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