These mugshots show women criminals from the 1920s. They mostly came from Australia and New Zealand.
Ruth Young (1923. Aged: 43). She had a problem with alcohol and was often homeless. She had multiple convictions for drunkenness, vagrancy and petty theft.
Ruth Carruthers (1926. Aged: 28).
Convicted of false pretenses. Ruth Carruthers went on a criminal spree in 1926, using the art of persuasion to obtain goods and money from hapless shopkeepers. She was eventually convicted on four charges of false pretenses and sentenced to six months at Long Bay.