Meal Line, The Walls, Huntsville, Texas
Medium: Gelatin silver print
Dimensions: image: 9 1/8 × 13 11/16 in. (23.2 × 34.8 cm)
sheet: 11 × 13 7/8 in. (27.9 × 35.2 cm)
Credit Line: Purchased with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts and contributions, 1979
About: For his book Conversations with the Dead, Danny Lyon documented six Texas prisons over 14 months. Working with the full cooperation of the Texas Department of Corrections, Lyon captured the distressing reality of the penal system.
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