City of Shadows
Sydney Police Photographs 1912-1948
Focusing on the victims, perpetrators and vicinities of crime, the original City of Shadows introduced the world to the Justice & Police Museum’s extraordinary and compelling collection of police forensic photography dating from 1912 to 1948.
You will meet thieves, breakers, receivers, magsmen, spielers, urgers, gingerers, false pretenders, hotel barbers, shoplifters, dope users, prostitutes, makers of false oaths and the occasional murderer.
Peter Doyle is the author of Crooks Like Us, which, like this book, draws on the forensic photography archive at Sydney Living Museum's Justice & Police Museum. Peter lectures in Media at Macquarie University, and is the author of the novel The Devil's Jump.
215mm x 310mm