Monday, January 19, 2009

Prisoner Thomas CAHILL



NLA Catalogue (incorrect information)
Title Thomas Cahill, per Eth. [Elizabeth] & Henry, taken at Port Arthur, 1874 [picture]
Date1874.
Extent1 photograph on carte-de-visite mount : albumen, hand col. ; 9.4 x 5.6 cm., on mount 10.4 x 6.4 cm.

POLICE RECORDS
Thomas Cahill was discharged in May 1875, from the Hobart Gaol where Nevin photographed him on discharge, but he re-offended in September 1875 with the alias John Wilson.





Cahill re-offended in September 1875 with the alias John Wilson. Duplicates of this photograph by Nevin were produced and pasted to Cahill's rap sheet which recorded his offenses into the 1880s.