WELCOME TO INVALUABLE
Be the first to know about
the latest online auctions.
Please enter a valid email address (name@host.com)
Sign Up »
PS: We value your privacy
Thank you!
 
 
Want to learn more
about online auctions?
Take a Quick Tour »
 
Invaluable cannot guarantee the accuracy of translations through Google Translate and disclaims any responsibility for inaccurate translations.
Show translation options

Lot 323: (CRIME) A Canadian mugshot album entitled Foreign Photographs containing approximately 1,470 photographs compiled by the Victoria Polic

ART & STORYTELLING: PHOTOGRAPHS & PHOTOBOOKS

by Swann Auction Galleries

October 25, 2016

New York, NY, USA

Live Auction
Sold
  • (CRIME) A Canadian mugshot album entitled Foreign Photographs containing approximately 1,470 photographs compiled by the Victoria Polic
  • (CRIME) A Canadian mugshot album entitled Foreign Photographs containing approximately 1,470 photographs compiled by the Victoria Polic
  • (CRIME) A Canadian mugshot album entitled Foreign Photographs containing approximately 1,470 photographs compiled by the Victoria Polic
Looking for the realized and estimated price?

Description: (CRIME)
A Canadian mugshot album entitled Foreign Photographs containing approximately 1,470 photographs compiled by the Victoria Police Station, British Columbia.
With arrestees from China, the United States, England, Sweden, Italy, Ireland, Greece, Russia, Austria, Newfoundland, Australia, Norway, France, Jordan, Germany, Romania, India, Jamaica, Hungary, Denmark, Holland, etc., including women and minors. Booking records include Name, Alias, Nativity, Age, Height, Weight, Complexion, Hair, Eyes, Occupation, Crime, Date of Arrest, and Place. Silver prints, the images measuring 4x1 1/2 to 4 1/2x2 3/4 inches (10.2x3.8 to 11.4x7 cm.), generally there are 12 diptychs per page; 110 have been removed. Thick elephant cloth folio measuring 21x18x5 inches (53.3x45.7x12.7 cm.), 1/4 morocco, with a calligraphic title, covers soiled and worn; contents in very good condition. 1913-25

Notes: This oversized album features an array of fascinating arrest entries: Supplying Liquor to Indians; Chicken Thief; Wife Desertion; Pimping; Carnal Knowledge; Sodomy; Seduction; Buggery; Bigamy; Abortion; Rape; Gross Indecency; Obscene Pictures; Keep Disorderly House; Deserter; Frequenter of Bawdy House; Failed to Report to Military Service; Attempted Suicide; Hophead; Possession of Cocaine; Possession of Opium; Auto Theft; Card Shark; Possession of Liquor; Bribery; False Pretenses; Keeper Gambling House; Cutting and Wounding; Grand Larceny; Threat To Kill; Obscene Language; Posession of Stolen Goods; Fraud; Robbing with Violence; Worthless Checks; Passing Forged Checks; Murder and Manslaughter.

View Additional Images of This Lot

Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
 
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)
Lot title
$0 (starting bid)