Posts Tagged: prison

A country of convicts?

The weather in Brisbane was still rather wet so its usual beach attractions were not that inviting.  In search for an indoor activity I found another ex-prison (in the tradition of the Eastern State Penitentiary, Reading Gaol, and Alcatraz) –

A country of convicts?

The weather in Brisbane was still rather wet so its usual beach attractions were not that inviting.  In search for an indoor activity I found another ex-prison (in the tradition of the Eastern State Penitentiary, Reading Gaol, and Alcatraz) –

Empty cells

When I was in Philadelphia I visited the Eastern State Penitentiary.  The prison in Reading (Berkshire) was built around similar times by Victorian architect George Gilbert Scott.  When opened in 1844, it was conceived as a model prison, constructed with

Empty cells

When I was in Philadelphia I visited the Eastern State Penitentiary.  The prison in Reading (Berkshire) was built around similar times by Victorian architect George Gilbert Scott.  When opened in 1844, it was conceived as a model prison, constructed with