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Ellis Unit TDL
  • Danny Lyon
    born 1942
    born: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Ellis Unit TDL, 1968
  • Texas Prison Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20.5 x 30.2 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/16 x 11 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0168
Description

Black-and-white image of men working and wearing white. There is a man's back in the foreground on the left side. There is a man in the center holding a pole. He is wearing a sleeveless shirt and has tattoos on his arms. There are men behind him. The sky is light gray.