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(April 1 - June 30, 2020)

Heiner Straesser

Prison in a Church

Thomas K Sharpless


Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA


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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


USA-Canada / USA-Pennsylvania

Lat: 39° 58' 5.523" N
Long: 76° 11' 22.451" W

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Precision is: Medium. Nearby, but not to the last decimal.


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

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