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Ellis Unit TDC
  • Danny Lyon
    born 1942
    born: Brooklyn, New York, United States
  • Ellis Unit TDC, 1968
  • Texas Prison Series
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 20.7 x 30.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 8 1/8 x 12 in
    Mat Dimensions: 16 x 20 in
  • Museum purchase
  • Not on display
  • 1987.0172
Description

Black-and-white image of a man being searched from behind by another man. The man is wearing white and has his arms raised and extended. The other man has his hands flat against the man's chest. The background is mostly white.