Events

The Real Artful Dodgers: Talk / Object Handling Session

17 February 2018

Sat 17 Feb, 2-3pm


 

Find out about the real artful dodgers with Professor Heather Shore author of Artful Dodger: Youth and Crime in the Early Nineteenth Century and Professor at Leeds This is an opportunity to take a closer look at original mugshots and crime records from Ripon Museum's Collection. Tickets available from Ripon Museums £5 online or through Workhouse Museum

Heather's newest co-authored monograph will be published by Oxford University Press in 2018. Young Criminal Lives: Life Courses from 1850, is co-authored with Barry Godfrey, Pamela Cox and Zoe Alker, and is based on the historical life courses of delinquent youths who spent time in reformatories and industrial schools in the north-west of England during the Victorian and Edwardian period.

A Police History Project event.

Workhouse Museum

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