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rogues gallery

Collection of “head shot” photographs. A rogues gallery is a compilation of “mug shot” photos of actual and suspected criminals maintained by police departments for purposes of identification. The practice began in the mid-19th century with the development of photography. By extension, any collection of head-and-shoulder photos, such as college fraternity composites and academic yearbooks, is jokingly referred to as rogues galleries.
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With his Rogues Gallery collection, he has won praise throughout the fashion industry for his cutting-edge designs and reinterpretations of classic American styles.
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The rogues gallery of pictures is then published in school newsletters and distributed for all the world to see.
A rogues gallery featuring suspected criminals thought to have carried out 100 crimes across Staffordshire has been released by police.
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Police have received a mass of information since the rogues gallery was made public.
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The rogues gallery of medieval carved faces is being unveiled by Midlands history expert Dr Colin Harris at a meeting of the Mid-Warwickshire Antiques Society on Monday.
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