Series 2 - Photographs

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  • Photographic material

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  • [between 1932 and 1934] (Creation)

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30 photographs : b&w prints and negative ; 12.5 x 17.5 cm or smaller

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Series displays photographs taken on Piers Island showing the officers, guards, and matrons; male and female prisoners visiting through a fence that separates men’s and women’s compounds; female prisoners working; penitentiary buildings; penitentiary perimeter; vessel used for transferring prisoners; and a patrol boat. As there are no dates recorded for these photographs, it is not possible to determine the exact dates they were taken; however, based on the subject matter, it is assumed that dates of creation are between 1932 and 1934.

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Photographs in this series have been assigned item numbers MsC 147.1 to .29.

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Created June 19, 2014 AS

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  • English

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