No. 6 Interior of Prison Yard, showing well and ruined walls

No. 6 Interior of Prison Yard, showing well and ruined walls

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black and white stereograph mounted on orange cardstock; photograph by W.L. Upson; printed on verso "Views of / Old Newgate Prison, / Granby, CT. / No. 6. Interior of prison yard, showing well and ruined walls. / 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." among other views; two men in center of image among ruins of cut stone walls, man on right has arm resting on old well
Object Name
stereograph
date made
mid-late 1800s
place made
United States: Connecticut, Granby
associated place
United States: Connecticut, Meriden
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 4 in x 7 in; 10.16 cm x 17.78 cm
ID Number
2012.3033.0730
nonaccession number
2012.3033
catalog number
2012.3033.0730
subject
Prisons
Men
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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