No. 1. Rear view of prison, as seen from the distance

Description (Brief):

black and white stereograph mounted on orange cardstock; photograph by W.L. Upson; printed on verso "Views of / Old Newgate Prison, / Granby, CT. / No. 1. Rear view of prison, as seen from the distance. / The number of this picture is marked with red ink. / Underneath the old prison buildings is quite an extensive coppery mine which was probably worked during Connecticuts' colonial days. The tunnels and galleries extend a long distance under the ground. A visit to this historical place will repay you. / W.L. Upson, 335 Cook Avenue, Meriden, Ct."; field in foreground; brush and low stone wall in midground; ruins of an old stone building in background at top of hill, windows have all been broken out; stone wall hidden underneath trees and brush in front of stone building

Date Made: mid-late 1800s

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, GranbyAssociated Place: United States: Connecticut, Meriden

Subject: Prisons

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Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2012.3033.0731Nonaccession Number: 2012.3033Catalog Number: 2012.3033.0731

Object Name: stereograph

Physical Description: paper (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 in x 7 in; 10.16 cm x 17.78 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-4b09-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1899851

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