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Author Doyle, Peter, 1951- author

Title City of shadows : Sydney police photographs 1912-1948 / Peter Doyle with Caleb Williams
Published Sydney : Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2005


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Description 239 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 32 cm
regular print
Summary Casts a fascinating light on the shadowy underworld of Sydney in the years between the two world wars. The uncompromising truthfulness of the photos, and the diligence, humility and artfulness used in their manufacture gives them a paradoxically tonic quality. There are horrors here, but delights, too
Analysis Urban policing
Police history
Police investigations
Police evidence
Crime scene examination
Notes "This book was published in association with the exhibition City of shadows held at the Justice & Police Museum from November 2005 to November 2006"--T.p. verso
Subject New South Wales. Police Department -- History.
New South Wales. Police Department -- Photograph collections.
Crime -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- History -- 20th century -- Pictorial works
Legal photography -- Exhibitions.
Crime scene searches.
Criminals -- Photographs.
Crime -- Photographs.
Forensic sciences -- Pictorial works.
Legal photography -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Photograph collections -- Australia -- New South Wales -- Sydney
Legal photography -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Photograph collections -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.)
Genre/Form Exhibition catalogs.
Author Williams, Caleb, author
Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, issuing body
LC no. 2006411368
ISBN 9781876991203 (hardback)
1876991208 (hardback)
Other Titles Sydney police photographs, 1912-1948