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Eugenia Falleni, alias Harry Crawford, criminal record number 741LB, 16 
August 1928. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW  
 
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Title: Eugenia Falleni, alias Harry Crawford, criminal record number 741LB, 16 August 1928. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
 
Creator: New South Wales. Dept. of Prisons
 
Date: 16 August 1928
 
Format: [Photograph] Glass plate negative: b&w; 4.75 x 6.5
 
Inscription: Emulsion side: E.FALLENI.16.8.28, 741.L.B, 32 11, 32 00, F.1, PREV.PHOTO, 93.274, MURDER.1, 1818.99
 
Place: State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay
 
Subject: mug shots
prisoners
women prisoners
 
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: Mark Tedeschi Eugenia: a true story of adversity, tragedy, crime and courage Simon & Schuster Australia, 2012.
 
Source: Justice & Police Museum ; FP07_0224_017
 
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Record no: 35369