Amy Bock

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Amy Maud Bock (1859 – 29 August 1943) was a Tasmanian-born New Zealand confidence trickster, most notably remembered for posing as Percy Redwood and marrying Agnes Ottaway in 1909

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Amy Bock

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Amy Bock with the Christoffel family

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Amy Maud Bock

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Amy Bock dressed as a man

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The Masquerading Amy Bock

University of Otago

Caricature of Amy Bock

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Amy Bock as Percy Carol Redwood

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Amy Maud Bock

Ministry for Culture and Heritage

Amy Bock

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Amy Bock in male attire

University of Otago

Amy Bock as Percy Carol Redwood

Alexander Turnbull Library

Amy Bock

Alexander Turnbull Library

Amy Bock dressed in men's clothing

Alexander Turnbull Library

Order for bible

University of Otago

Specimen of handwriting

University of Otago

Order for bible

University of Otago

Police record

University of Otago