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Police Mugshots Of 1930s Criminals

By Gerard @presurfer
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All of these men were caught by the long arm of the British law by police in the 1930s. Amazingly, this collection was recently discovered in a junk shop in the northeast of England.
Later these mugshots were donated to the Tyne & Wear Archives and Museums and have been recently released on its Flickr photostream. The clarity of many of them is, to not put too fine a point on it, arresting.

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