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The Prison

ca. 1535-1550
16th century

After Giulio Romano, Italian, (probably 1499–1546)

Object Type: print
Medium and Support: Engraving
State: Third of five states
Bibliography: Bartsch 66 (vol. 15, p. 412); Passavant IV, p. 102; Boorsch (Ghisi) R8 iii/v (this DAC cataloging information transcribed (from “Ghisi” to “Anonymous”) August 1987 by RHW, with the addition of the Boorsch reference but without fully recataloguing the print).
Credit Line: Friends of the Davison Art Center funds, 1967
Accession Number: 1967.24.3

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  • prisons - Use for places of confinement and correction run by state or federal authorities for those adults convicted to sentences over one year for serious crimes; developed since the late 18th century and generally characterized by cell and corridor plans with separation by offense and sex, and programs of rehabilitation provided as means toward prisoner reform. Use "jails" for places for offenders sentenced either for lesser crimes or for terms up to one year.

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