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Ruth Carruthers, criminal record number 691LB, 7 September 1926. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Ruth Carruthers, criminal record number 691LB, 7 September 1926. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Date:
7 September 1926
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Glass plate negative
Inscription:
R.CARRUTHERS.7.9.26., 691.L.B. 13/17 R/Ua 11/11 6, E1, 111.193
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Description:
Convicted of false pretences. Ruth Carruthers went on a criminal spree in 1926, using the art of persuasion to obtain goods and money from hapless shopkeepers. She was eventually convicted on four charges of false pretences and sentenced to six months at Long Bay. Aged 28. Part of an archive of forensic photography created between 1912 and 1964.
Published in:
Nerida Campbell Femme fatale : the female criminal Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2008. pp 106-107
Source:
Justice & Police Museum ; FP07_0228_004
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Record number:
35155