Our culture has been extraordinarily successful at screening the reality of ‘death’ from sight. Death still remains something of a taboo subject, and the look the dead possess – despite countless TV and movie depictions – is unfamiliar to most of us. When I came across a box of morgue photographs from 1918 that lacked […]
Category Archive for 'morgue photographs'
- The forensic photography archive within the Justice & Police Museum was originally created by the NSW police between 1912 and 1964 and contains an estimated 130,000 negatives. The archive may be the biggest police photography collection of its type in the southern hemisphere, and offers the standard fare of police investigation: mug shots, accident scenes... read more
- Femme Fatale Exhibition is now touring Australia