Actress Jane Fonda's anti-Vietnam-war activism made her a target. When "a large quantity of unknown pills" – later determined to be vitamins – was found in her baggage, she was taken to jail for a night on suspicion of drug smuggling, as ordered by the Nixon White House. Ms. Fonda reportedly kicked an officer. Here's the story in her own words! (She doesn't mention any kicking, but we hope she got in a good shot.)
Jane Fonda - Cleveland OH 1970 "drug possession, assaulting an officer" (both dismissed)
Hang your favourite "criminal"... on your wall. Our fascination with retro pop culture rebels led us to create this collectible series of glittery art plaques featuring famous faces under arrest.
- Hangs flush on wall
- Collectible series
- Looks great in a grouping
- Sealed glitter sides, white back
- 5x7” size is easy to fit in spall spaces
The Glamourizing Crime series is drawn from publicly available mug shots from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s (and one 1938 outlier). We like the “classic” film-grain style of these pre-digital images, and focus our attention on largely non-violent offences with interesting stories behind them. “No beaters, no killers!”
Each hand-made plaque is carefully layered and individually embellished with glitter or Swarovski crystal accents over a glossy, archival-print-quality surface. Sides are sealed high-quality silver glitter, back is plain white with slot hanger.
A label on back outlines the details for each subject's arrest incident: city, year, charge(s), convictions/penalties/dismissals. A fun conversation piece!
Measures approx. 5 x 7 x 0.75"