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Alice Clarke, criminal record number 270LB, 3 April 1916. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Title:
Alice Clarke, criminal record number 270LB, 3 April 1916. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Date:
3 April 1916
Format:
Glass plate negative: b&w; 4.75 x 6.5
Inscription:
270.LB 17/1 /Ra (M/1) 14, A.CLARKE 3.4.16, 270.LB 17/1 /Ra (M/1) 14, A.CLARKE 3.4.16
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Description:
Convicted of selling liquor without a licence. Alice Clarke was an entrepreneur who took advantage of restrictive liquor regulations, which forced pubs to close at 6pm. As a "sly grogger" she sold high-priced alcohol from a private residence. Clarke's arrest came only weeks after the legislation was introduced. Aged 42. 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 105.
Source:
Justice & Police Museum ; FP07_0208_001
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Record number:
34253