GOP-stop, we are not afraid of Scotland Yard: colored pictures of criminals of the 1930sPictolic
This series of images of criminals from Tyne and wear who were going about their dirty work in the 1930s, was recently found in the archives of the police and painted by photographer Tom Marshall. Among the "heroes" of the criminal chronicle of those years, miner, John Dodgson, known for their looting and fraud, and Charles Ormston, work, committed a considerable number of armed robberies of private houses, pubs and warehouses.
One of them described as "an expert on germanicist", someone-"as a thief, and a suspicious person". These black and white images were painted in order to give the public a chance to take a fresh look at the harsh expressions of the criminals and describing their crimes offer a glimpse into the heart of the criminal world of the 1930s. most of the offenders were arrested for robbery and theft.
"I turn black and white pictures in color to animate creatures. As usual, the eyes — the first thing that attracts attention when you look at the photo in color. I believe that looking at color images, we can better understand what was on the mind of these people. What they were actually villains, as appears in the protocols, or a victim of circumstances who had to survive in a poor region in one of the most financially troubled decades of the twentieth century?" the photographer said Tom Marshall, recrusive photo.
"The head of a gang of thieves and dark personality" is characterized by the miner John Dodgson in a police dossier. In addition, he was also known for looting and fraud, and in his hands was a lot of tattoos.
"Breaking and entering": Charles Ormston, working height is 162 centimeters, had a reputation of cracker shops, private houses, pubs and warehouses. He entered the building, smashing Windows facing the courtyard.
George Coulson, whose height was 160 centimeters, committed robbery, burglary of shops, offices and private homes. George used various methods of penetration, and between forefinger and thumb he had a "blue dot".
James Lowry — worker, born in 1892. James is listed in the dossier as an expert on germanicist, also known looting. He had a scar on the back of the right hand.
Albert dick — worker, the growth of 177 centimeters, dark brown hair, blue eyes, was born in 1911. Albert was a thief generalist, "the barnstormer" and "the safecracker". He worked together with the thieves of all stripes.
Grinning Michael Lavery had a reputation as a shoplifter, and to identify him was the scar on his chest.
John William Archibald, street vendor, looted shops and pubs. He worked alone, breaking Windows to get into buildings.
"Cap": 155 cm James Boyd Potter had not only an unfortunate nickname Fat man Potter, but a long scar on the right side of the neck. He was known for his hacks of pubs, shops and warehouses.
Born in 1896, a street vendor, who had brown hair and the growth of 173 centimeters, was a burglar refutes hacking houses and warehouses. He also worked with the thieves of all stripes.
"Stone face": Benedict Frederick Muir, a worker with brown hair, born in 1908, was hacked pubs, shops and warehouses.
"Experienced criminal": the Frederick Robertson Stewart, the storekeeper, who was born in 1904, used different methods of penetration into private houses, pubs and warehouses. Usually, he also cracked safes.