In 1920s mug shots, even the criminals dressed like gentleman. These look like the sort of fellows who would open the door for you as they lift your wallet.
They let this guy pose with his cigarette. Also, these portraits are kind of artsy, no?
I love this one. This lady wore the fur coat she’s accused of stealing in her mug shut.
Lots more images here: Mugshots from the 1920s – Imgur.
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