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IMAGE OF THE MAIN CELL BLOCK

1975
Overview

Black and white, landscape image of a group of prisoners walking in front of the Main Cell Block. Image of a fifteen prisoners walking in a line, in matching trousers and jumpers. They are escorted by two guards in uniforms with hats. The men are walking across the Parade Ground, in front of the Anglican Chapel extension of the Main Cell Block in, heading south. A single prisoner wearing a hat is standing in the garden area in for foreground of the image. Another prisoner stands to the far right of the Parade Ground in the background.

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cwa-org-89-2008.13
Item type
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Michal Lewi

Contextual Information

Michal Lewi has been a practising photographer for over more than half a century. He took photographs of Fremantle Prison in 1975 and in the 1990s. Michal has maintained a lifelong interest in heritage identification and conservation, serving on the WA Heritage Council and as a member of the National Trust Council, including two terms as chairman.

Year
1975
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Fremantle Prison

Fremantle Prison

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