Pickpocketing lessons, 1932.


Pickpocketing lessons, 1932.
4 0 c m
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm


A photograph of a man receiving a lesson in pickpocketing from a cabaret artist at the Savoy Hotel, London, taken by Woodbine for the Daily Herald newspaper on 19 December, 1932. The cabaret artist picks the pocket of the man receiving lessons, as he attempts to pick the mannequin's jacket pocket. This photograph has been selected from the Daily Herald Archive, a collection of over three million photographs. The archive holds work of international, national and local importance by both staff and agency photographers.

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© Daily Herald Archive / National Science & Media Museum / Science & Society Picture Library

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