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Clearing Land, Ellis Prison Unit

A work made of gelatin silver print, from the series "conversations with the dead".

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print, from the series "conversations with the dead".

Date:

1967/68, printed 1972

Artist:

Danny Lyon
American, born 1942

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Photography and Media

Artist

Danny Lyon

Title

Clearing Land, Ellis Prison Unit

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1967–1968

Medium

Gelatin silver print, from the series "Conversations with the Dead"

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, upper right, diagonally, in graphite: "28" [underlined]; verso, center, diagonally, in graphite: "592-7"; inscribed and signed verso, lower right, in graphite: "Ellis prison / 1968 Danny Lyon"

Dimensions

22.1 × 32.7 cm (image); 28 × 35.4 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Hugh Edwards Photography Purchase Fund

Reference Number

1973.276

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