ANNA LISE PHILLIPS

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ANNA LISE PHILLIPS

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THE SUGAR SCRAPER

Singer turned prostitute and backyard abortionist. Rose to notoriety in Sydney’s harbour foreshore district in the late 1920’s after claiming the title, ‘The Sugar Scraper’. Approximate age 23.

“And they all smell of Sugar as day scrapes away.”
(Lyrics from Pub ballad, The Haughty Lane)

Anna Lise Phillips (alias Sugar, Ester Muiry), 13 July 1929, location unknown. 

2010
C Type photograph
(black gatorboard mount / unframed)
60 x 80 cm

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