Vintage mugshots from the 1930s
This mug shot comes from a police identification book believed to be
from the 1930s. It was originally found in a junk shop by a member of
the public and subsequently donated to Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums.
No information is available to confirm which police force compiled it
but evidence suggests it's from the Newcastle upon Tyne area.
copyright must read: 'Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums/Exclusivepix
Many of these intriguing photographs are also accompanied by a description of the person and the crime(s) they have committed.
Samuel Holmes, a Labourer, his crime, Forgery, Larceny, office and warehouse breaking, sneak in thief, operates at all hours