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Alma Henrietta Agnes Smith, criminal record number 766LB, 29 August 1929. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Title:
Alma Henrietta Agnes Smith, criminal record number 766LB, 29 August 1929. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Date:
29 August 1929
Format:
Glass plate negative: b&w; 4.75 x 6.5
Inscription:
Emulsion side: A.SMITH.29.8.29, 766.L.B, 30 24, 1 1, 121.206, C.1
Subject:
Description:
Alma Smith worked as an illegal abortionist in the northern NSW town of Tamworth. A young woman, who later died as the result of a botched abortion, identified Smith as the abortionist. Smith denied knowing the woman but was convicted and sentenced to five years gaol. Aged 34. 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 82-83
Source:
Justice & Police Museum ; FP07_0233_013
Rights:
Justice & Police Museum
Material Type:
Picture
Record number:
34389