1920s Sydney Police Department

The Historic Houses Trust has an incredible collection of vintage mugshots from the Sydney Police Department. This series was originally published on Empty Kingdom back in March 2011. The set is photos are from the 1920s with various crimes based on theft, drug dealers, scammers and other numerous crimes you can think of.


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One Response to 1920s Sydney Police Department

  1. gonerustic says:

    So interesting – much more so than the mug shots of today! The way some of them ‘pose’ for the camera says a lot … bravado, or just plain unrepentant? =D

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