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Title Josie Bungalow, brothel in Roe Street, that allegedly lures married men to folly and infidelity and the secret entrance from James Street [picture]
Published/Produced 1929-1930.



Call Number 10028B/1079,2026
Description 2 negatives : glass, b&w ; 11 x 8 cm.
Series Truth newspaper collection ; 10028B/1079,2026
Rights advisory For personal use only. To publish or display, contact the State Library of Western Australia.
Notes This image has been preserved and made available by the Historical Records Rescue Consortium (HRRC) Project supported by Lotterywest.
Title from published caption.
Publications Story and photogaph about the brothel published in the Truth 17 March 1929, p.9.
Photograph of the brothel also published in the Truth 22 Dec. 1929, p.9 with caption: The house of Madame Josie De Bray.
Story and photograph of the secret entrance published in the Truth 26 Jan. 1930, p.9 with caption: Another entrance to Josie Villa has been gained here in James Street.
Notes Mrs Josie Bray [sic] is listed at 222 Roe Street, Perth in the 1929 Post Office Directory. Note that later stories call the brothel Josie Villa not Josie Bungalow.
The secret entrance to the brothel is through the Modern Service Station, 275 James Street, Perth (1930 Post Office Directory)
Josie De Bray charged with keeping a brothel and fined 35 pounds. (Police Gazette 31 July 1929, p.364)
Subjects De Bray, Josie.
Josie Bungalow (Perth, W.A.) -- Photographs.
Josie Villa (Perth, W.A.) -- Photographs.
Modern Service Station (Perth, W.A.) -- Photographs.
Service stations -- Western Australia -- Perth -- Photographs.
Roe Street (Perth, W.A.) -- Photographs.
Prostitution -- Western Australia -- Perth -- Photographs.
Brothels -- Western Australia -- Perth -- Photographs.
222 Roe Street (Perth, W.A.) -- Photographs.
275 James Street (Perth, W.A.) -- Photographs.
Building sites -- Western Australia -- Perth -- Photographs.
Online image.
Related names HRRC