Dangerous Dames from the Land Down Under: Female Mugshots

Meet the tough female convicts of turn-of-the-century Australia in these stunning vintage mugshots.

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justice & police museum female mugshot

ALICE ADELINE COOKE
12/30/1922
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 565LB

justice & police museum female mugshot

ALICE CLARKE
4/3/1916
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 270LB

justice & police museum female mugshot

ANNIE GUNDERSON
9/20/1922
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 551LB

justice & police museum female mugshot

CLARA RANDALL
11/12/1923
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 609LB

justice & police museum female mugshot

DOROTHY MORT
10/16/1929
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 773LB

justice & police museum female mugshot

E. WALKER
11/12/1923
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 605LB

justice & police museum female mugshot

ELIZABETH RUDDY
1/5/1915
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 165LB

justice & police museum female mugshot

ESTHER EGGERS
12/16/1919
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 465LB

justice & police museum female mugshot

LESLIE SELINA GERTRUDE REES
10/8/1915
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 224LB

justice & police museum female mugshot

MATILDA DEVINE
5/27/1925
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 659LB

justice & police museum female mugshot

MAY SMITH
4/8/1929
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 755LB

justice & police museum female mugshot

ALICE FISHER
5/23/1919
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN

justice & police museum female mugshot

ELLEN KREIGHER
7/13/1923
CENTRAL POLICE STATION IN SYDNEY

justice & police museum female mugshot

VALERIE LOWE
2/15/1922
CENTRAL POLICE STATION IN SYDNEY

justice & police museum female mugshot

PHYLLIS CARMIER, a.k.a. HUME
4/1/1921
STATE REFORMATORY FOR WOMEN, CRIMINAL RECORD NUMBER 515LB