Cell Block

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f/2.8 1/40 sec 24mm ISO 100

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new york, penitentiary, philladelphia, state, united states

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The cell doors you see are a later addition, Originally there was simply a small food slot. The prisoners entered, hooded via a small door that opened onto the courtyard. Once in, you were in. Silence was the order of the day. The guards wore socks to avoid footsteps