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  Illustration from 'The Criminal Prisons of London' by Mayhew & Binny (1862)
 
  Illustration from 'The Criminal Prisons of London' by Mayhew & Binny (1862). Prisoners held under the Separate System exercising. They have to hold a knot on the cord, so that they are out of speaking-range of other prisoners, and wear a mask so they cannot see them either.
 
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