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Eugenia Falleni, alias Harry Crawford, criminal record number 499LB, 
21 
October 1920. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Title:
Eugenia Falleni, alias Harry Crawford, criminal record number 499LB, 21 October 1920. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Date:
21 October 1920
Format:
Glass plate negative: b&w; 4.75 x 6.5
Inscription:
Emulsion side: 499LB, 32 32, 11 00, E.FALLENI, 21.10.20
Subject:
Description:
Crime: murder. Eugenia Falleni spent most of her life dressing as a
man and most people who met her believed her to be a male called
Harry Crawford. In 1913 Falleni married a widow, Annie Birkett,
whom she later murdered. The case whipped the public into a frenzy
as they clamoured for details of the 'man-woman' murderer. Aged
approximately 35. 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 77 Mark Tedeschi Eugenia: a true story of adversity, tragedy, crime and courage Simon & Schuster Australia, 2012.
Source:
Justice & Police Museum ; FP07_0206_002
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Record number:
35361