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This photograph depicts a view of a canal lined with stone buildings; an ornate covered-bridge spans the water, connecting the structures on either side. Two men stand on an embankment to which a series of gondolas are docked. 
Carlo Ponti
Ponte dei Sospiri
albumen print on paper
13 7/8 in x 10 3/16 in (35.24 cm x 25.88 cm);20 in x 16 in (50.8 cm x 40.64 cm);17 5/16 in x 12 in (43.97 cm x 30.48 cm)
Gift of Margaret and Howard Bond
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Trials (Ensayos)
etching, aquatint and burin on paper
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);7 7/8 in x 4 13/16 in (20 cm x 12.22 cm);8 1/8 in x 6 1/2 in (20.64 cm x 16.51 cm)
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
A group of prisoners all in different states of undress with officers around them. They are trying to put their clothes back on after a shakedown.
Danny Lyon
Convict Shouting During a Shakedown, from "Conversations with the Dead"
gelatin silver print on paper
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Nothing could be done about it (Nuhubo remedio)
etching and burnished aquatint on paper
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);8 1/4 in x 5 5/16 in (20.96 cm x 13.49 cm);8 1/2 in x 5 15/16 in (21.59 cm x 15.08 cm)
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
Two prisoners, shirtless in a line. There is a brick wall behind them.
Danny Lyon
Entering Prison, Two Years for Burglary, Ten Years for Robbery, from "Conversations with the Dead"
gelatin silver print on paper
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
The Chinchillas (Los chinchillas)
etching burnished aquatint and burin on paper
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);7 1/2 in x 4 13/16 in (19.05 cm x 12.22 cm);8 in x 5 7/8 in (20.32 cm x 14.92 cm)
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
A group of prisoners standing with nine television screens above their heads.
Danny Lyon
Main Corridors (Monitors), from "Conversations with the Dead"
gelatin silver print on paper
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes
Yes he broke the pot (Si quebró el cantaro)
etching, aquatint and drypoint on paper
12 in x 8 in (30.48 cm x 20.32 cm);8 1/8 in x 5 7/8 in (20.64 cm x 14.92 cm);7 3/4 in x 5 1/4 in (19.68 cm x 13.34 cm)
Gift of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco, and partial purchase with the funds from the W. Hawkins Ferry Fund
A man in a uniform looking at the camera against a dark wall. His head is shaved and his arms are outstretched against a railing behind him.
Danny Lyon
Four Years, Burglary, from "Conversations with the Dead"
gelatin silver print on paper
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
A group of uniformed prisoners in a dining room. Some of the men are seated and eating while others are in line waiting to get their food.
Danny Lyon
Dining Room (Convict Pouring from Pitcher), from "Conversations with the Dead"
gelatin silver print on paper
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
This print shows two figures side-by-side. The figure on the left is a dog, though it sits upright and wears a suit jacket and cravat. The figure on the right looks towards the dog, wearing a cap and military jacket. There is a darkly shaded window behind, and a rail or gate in front. 
Pierre Bonnard
Policeman with Accused
etching on paper
14 15/16 in x 10 15/16 in (37.9 cm x 27.8 cm);14 15/16 in x 10 15/16 in (37.94 cm x 27.78 cm);11 3/16 in x 8 7/8 in (28.42 cm x 22.54 cm);18 7/8 in x 14 1/16 in (48 cm x 35.7 cm)
Museum Purchase
A man working out in the yard. He is shirtless with a large bar on his shoulders. There are other prisoners in the yard too.
Danny Lyon
The Yard, from "Conversations with the Dead"
gelatin silver print on paper
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80

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Trials (Ensayos) (2008/1.152.60)
Untitled (2013/2.311)
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Jewish Child (1958/1.109)
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