Gelatin silver print, from the series "Conversations with the Dead"
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"
22.1 × 32.7 cm (image); 28 × 35.4 cm (paper)
Hugh Edwards Photography Purchase Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Art Institute of Chicago, “Recent Acquisitions: Chicago Photographers,” January (?), 1977-April 10, 1977.
Art Institute of Chicago, “Out of a Dark Room: Photographic Variations from the Permanent Collection,” April 15–September 10, 1995. (Sylvia Wolf)
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