Tens of Thousands of Prison Portraits Captured in 15 Australian Jails Over 50 Years: ‘Portraits of Crime’ Now in Remarkable Digital Archive

Posted by Jean-Yves on Aug 27, 2020

In recent years the NSW State Archives digitised 46,000 images and collated them in an exhibition titled Captured: Portraits of Crime.

From “wicked old woman” Sarah Clifford to William Plummer, who spent five decades in and out of jail there are tens of thousands of records to rifle through.

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