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HR101/12-1:3. Detail view of an Egyptian-revival necklace in the form of a long serpentine silver rope chain set with turquoise glass scarabs and faux pearls. It has lengths of serpentine silver rope chain alternating between paired claw set glass scarabs and wire strung single faux pearls. The stylised glass scarabs are moulded and highlighted with gilt. The necklace is broken into three sections but is complete with the exception of one missing scarab and one missing pearl. Two pearls are damaged, one is scarab chipped and all are loose in their settings. Maker unknown, no maker’s mark, early 20th century. The Hamilton Rouse Hill Trust Collection, courtesy of the Historic Houses Trust, Photograph (c) Jamie North

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Mug shot of B. Smith, Gertrude Thompson and Vera McDonald, Central Police Station, Sydney, 25 January 1928.
Mug shot of Eileen May Burt, 3 January 1924, Central Police Station, Sydney.
Mug shot of Elsie Hall, Dulcie Morgan, Jean Taylor, precise date unknown, but ca.1920, Central Police Station, Sydney.
Mug shot of Fay Watson, 24 March 1928, Central Police Station, Sydney.
Mug shot of Greta Massey, 26 January 1923, Central Police Station, Sydney.
Mug shot of Hazel McGuinness, Central Police Station, Sydney, 26 July 1929
Mug shot of May Blake, 1 September 1930, Central Police Station, Sydney.
Mug shot of May Russell, 31 January 1922, Central Police Station, Sydney. Details unknown.