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Reading Gaol Gallery

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Reading Gaol, Berkshire, England, 1844
Reading Gaol, Berkshire, England, 1844
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Reading Gaol, Berkshire, England, c1850
Reading Gaol, Berkshire, England, c1850
Full Range of Prints and Gifts in Stock
Reading Gaol, Berkshire, England, 1844 Featured Print

Reading Gaol, Berkshire, England, 1844

Reading Gaol, Berkshire, England, 1844. Exterior view of new County Gaol opened in 1844. Built on the same plan as the model prison at Pentonville, it was arranged in four wings joined by a central Inspection Hall. It had approximatedly 520 cells, each with hammock, stool, table, gas light, wash basin and water closet. The cells were arranged in three tiers opening onto balconies overlooking central hall. From The Illustrated London News. (London, 17 February 1844)

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