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Heiner Straesser

Prison in a Church

Thomas K Sharpless

Apokaluptein

Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA

12/11/2015

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Caption

While serving 3 years in Federal Prison, artist Jesse Krimes made this remarkable mural  on small pieces of bed sheets that he smuggled out by mail.  In 1915-16 this copy was displayed on the walls of a cell in Philadelphia's historic Eastern State Penitentiary as part of a show of prisoner art.   http://www.jessekrimes.com/apokaluptein16389067

Equipment

Sony A7r, Samyang 8mm f/2.8 II, Monopod

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