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Convicted of murder. Eugenia Falleni spent most of her life masquerading as a man. In 1913 Falleni married a widow, Annie Birkett, whom she later murdered. The case whipped the public into a frenzy as they clamoured for details of the 'man-woman' murderer. Aged approximately 43. 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
Thursday, 16 August 1928
Convicted of murder. Eugenia Falleni spent most of her life masquerading as a man. In 1913 Falleni married a widow, Annie Birkett, whom she later murdered. The case whipped the public into a frenzy as they clamoured for details of the 'man-woman' murderer. Aged approximately 43. Part of an archive of forensic photography created by the NSW Police between 1912 and 1964.
Glass plate negative: b&w; 4.75 x 6.5
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Eugenia Falleni, alias Harry Crawford, criminal record number 741LB, 16 August 1928. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Emulsion side: E.FALLENI.16.8.28, 741.L.B, 32 11, 32 00, F.1, PREV.PHOTO, 93.274, MURDER.1, 1818.99
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Eugenia Falleni, alias Harry Crawford, criminal record number 741LB, 16 August 1928. State Reformatory for Women, Long Bay, NSW
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Published Note

Mark Tedeschi <A href="http://appfirst/firstadmin/forms/fullRecord.jsp?recno=42114">Eugenia: a true story of adversity, tragedy, crime and courage</A> Simon &amp; Schuster Australia, 2012.