Jail birds, captured and imprisoned. What were their crimes? That is for you to discover. Follow the clues.
This is a 4-part post. There will be 16 jail blocks in all : each with their own tale, each one part of the whole sad story.
The ephemera: vintage mugshots, various old receipts, natural history owl illustration, vintage hotel sticker, registered mail label, an old house number from an establishment in Chinatown, an old coupon and an antique playing card ( thank you to http://wingsofwhimsy.wordpress.com/ for this image )