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Convict Shouting During a Shakedown, from "Conversations with the Dead"

Accession Number
2014/2.361

Title
Convict Shouting During a Shakedown, from "Conversations with the Dead"

Artist(s)
Danny Lyon

Artist Nationality
American (North American)

Object Creation Date
1968; printed 2011

Medium & Support
gelatin silver print on paper

Dimensions
11 x 14 in. ( 27.94 x 35.56 cm )

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

Physical Description
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.

Primary Object Classification
Photograph

Primary Object Type
black and white print

Collection Area
Photography

Rights
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Keywords
jails (buildings)
men (male humans)
prison camps
prisons (buildings)

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(Part of: Modern Jewish Photography W19 - Dash Moore)

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