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Blog post from Thursday, 20 February, 2014


Adventures, memoirs, former trial, transportation & escapes of that notorious fence and receiver of stolen goods, Isaac Solomons

The infamous Isaac ‘Ikey’ Solomon or Solomons. One of three pamphlets on Ikey at the State Library of New South Wales.

To find out more about Ikey, who is believed to be the inspiration for the Fagan in Charles Dickens’s Oliver Twist go to Library’s Discover Collections