Cell Block (face behind bars, other prisoners behind him), from "Conversations with the Dead"

Accession Number

Cell Block (face behind bars, other prisoners behind him), from "Conversations with the Dead"

Danny Lyon

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1968; printed 2011

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )

Credit Line
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80

Physical Description
A man with his arms crossed, resting on the horizontal bar of a cell. There are other prisoners behind him.

Primary Object Classification

Primary Object Type
black and white print

Collection Area

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jails (buildings)
men (male humans)
prisons (buildings)

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