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HO326/186. two pictures from a booklet "Prisons and Borstals"

 
  HO326/186. These two pictures are from a booklet put out by the Home Office in 1957 entitled "Prisons and Borstals" It shows (a) a cell and (b) a church service at Wormwood Scrubs prison in London. (Source 6b should be compared with Gallery Punishment 1750-1900, Case-Study 3, Source 3, which shows a chapel at Pentonville prison in the 19th century run on the Separate System.)
 
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