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These 19th Century Mugshots of a 'Criminal' Toddler Are Adorable, But They Are Also Fake!

Alphonse Bertillon was a French police officer and biometrics researcher who was responsible for standardizing the modern mugshot. According to the MoMA, this adorable mugshot (taken in 1893) is of François Bertillon, a 23-month-old toddler, who was “arrested” on charges of gluttony -- for “nibbling all the pears from a basket.” Fortunately for François, he was spared the guillotine since this mugshot is a fake.
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