John Christie

Made:
c. 1941 in United Kingdom
maker:
Unknown
and
Unknown
and

A photograph of John Christie (1899-1953), taken around 1941 by an unknown photographer, and published in the Daily Herald.

John Christie, from Halifax, was a murderer active in the 1940 and 1950s, when he killed seven women by strangling them at his home 10 Rillington Place, Notting Hill, London. Christie is shown here in the uniform of Special Constable; he was a member of the force from 1939 to 1943.

Details

Category:
Photographs
Object Number:
1983-5236/11789
type:
photograph
taxonomy:
  • object genre
  • image
credit:
The Daily Herald Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford