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Six-Wing Cell Block, from "Conversations with the Dead"

Accession Number
2014/2.354

Title
Six-Wing Cell Block, 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 in a relaxed area of a cell block. Most are seated and some are standing.

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)
prisons (buildings)

5 Related Resources

Documentary Photography & Social Realism
(Part of 9 Learning Collections)
Prison and Punishment
(Part of 11 Learning Collections)
Race, Gender, Class, and American Identity
(Part of 10 Learning Collections)
Male Sociality and Leisure
(Part of: Masculinities)
Danny Lyon
(Part of: Modern Jewish Photography W19 - Dash Moore)

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