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Convicted of selling liquor without a licence. Alice Clarke was an entrepreneur who took advantage of restrictive liquor regulations, which forced pubs to close at 6pm. As a "sly grogger" she sold high-priced alcohol from a private residence. Clarke's arrest came only weeks after the legislation was introduced. Aged 42. Part of an archive of forensic photography created by the NSW Police between 1912 and 1964.

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New South Wales. Dept. of Prisons
Monday, 3 April 1916
Convicted of selling liquor without a licence. Alice Clarke was an entrepreneur who took advantage of restrictive liquor regulations, which forced pubs to close at 6pm. As a "sly grogger" she sold high-priced alcohol from a private residence. Clarke's arrest came only weeks after the legislation was introduced. Aged 42. Part of an archive of forensic photography created by the NSW Police between 1912 and 1964.
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Alice Clarke, criminal record number 270LB, 3 April 1916. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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270.LB 17/1 /Ra (M/1) 14, A.CLARKE 3.4.16, 270.LB 17/1 /Ra (M/1) 14, A.CLARKE 3.4.16
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Alice Clarke, criminal record number 270LB, 3 April 1916. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Published Note

Nerida Campbell <A title="Nerida Campbell Femme fatale : the female criminal Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2008. pp 105." href="http://appfirst/firstadmin/forms/fullRecord.jsp?recno=35761" _title="true">Femme fatale : the female criminal </A>Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, 2008. pp 105.