Thomas Haigh by Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums, via Flickr Thomas Haigh was convicted of stealing a pocket watch, he had no previous convictions and served 1 month with hard labour. Age (on discharge): 17 Height: 5’3” Hair: Brown Eyes: Hazel Place of Birth: Askern, Yorkshire Status: Single Occupation: Sailor These photographs are of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873.
Olive Oatman- "The first white tattooed woman in the history of the United States. I’m not talking about some little anchor tattoo on her shoulder, either. Oatman’s tattoo was hardcore even by today’s standards: 5 blue vertical bars that ran from her lower lip to the base of her chin."