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George Scott alias Captain Moonlight: Outlaw & Bushranger

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Broken Hill Gaol - gaol photograph of Jim Skidmore, 1927. Digital ID  2057_a006_a00603_6018000139r

The Gaol Photographic Description Books contain a photograph of each prisoner and personal and criminal history. 

The photographing of prisoners was introduced into New South Wales gaols in 1871. This 1875...

The major sources from our collection relating to gaol staff employed by the NSW Department of Corrective Services and its predecessors

These photos of prisoners were accompanied by the following details: name, aliases, date when portrait was taken, native place, year of birth, arrived in colony - ship and year, trade or occupation, religion, degree of education, height, weight (on committal, on discharge), colour of...

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