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May Smith, criminal record number 755LB, 8 April 1929, State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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May Smith, criminal record number 755LB, 8 April 1929, State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Date:
8 April 1929.
Format:
glass plate negative : b & w ; 4.75 x 6.5".
Inscription:
Emulsion side: M.SMITH. 8.4.29, 755.L.B. 1/1 R/Ra 18/12, 121.195, E.1,
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Description:
May Smith, alias 'Botany May', was an infamous drug dealer. She once chased policewoman Lillian Armfield with a red-hot iron to avoid arrest. Smith was sentenced to 10 months with hard labour. DOB: 1880.
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Femme fatale: the female criminal at the Justice & Police Museum, Sydney, 7 March 2009 - Sunday 18 April 2010.
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Justice & Police Museum ; FP07_0232_003
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Record number:
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