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Nellie Cameron, criminal record number 792LB, 29 July 1930. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW  
 
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Title: Nellie Cameron, criminal record number 792LB, 29 July 1930. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
 
Creator: New South Wales. Dept. of Prisons
 
Date: 29 July 1930
 
Format: [Photograph] Glass plate negative
 
Inscription: N.CAMERON, 29.7., 792LB, 1 1, U R , 11 11, 10 9
 
Place: State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay
 
Subject: mug shots
women prisoners
 
Description: Nellie Cameron was one of Sydney's best-known, and most desired, prostitutes. Lillian Armfield, Australia's first policewoman, said Cameron had an 'assured poise that set her apart from all the other women of the Australian underworld'. Aged 21. Part of an archive of forensic photography created by the NSW Police between 1912 and 1964.
 
Published in: Nerida Campbell Femme fatale : the female criminal Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2008. pp 98-99
 
Source: Justice & Police Museum ; FP07_0235_002
 
Rights: Justice & Police Museum
 
Record no: 35159