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Dentention cells in the basement of Mercer Reformatory are toured by government officials and members of the press. These are five-by-seven windowless cubicles with painted brick walls furnished only with iron beds and chamber pots. In foreground is lounge with television set. Open in full size

Dentention cells in the basement of Mercer Reformatory are toured by government officials and members of the press. These are five-by-seven windowless cubicles with painted brick walls furnished only with iron beds and chamber pots. In foreground is lounge with television set.

Picture, 1964, English

Dentention cells in the basement of Mercer Reformatory are toured by government officials and members of the press. These are five-by-seven windowless cubicles with painted brick walls furnished only with iron beds and chamber pots. In foreground is lounge with television set.

Picture, 1964, English

Rights and Licenses

Toronto Star License

Provenance

From the Toronto Star Archives

File Location:

Canada - Ontario - Toronto - Institutions - Mercer Reformatory

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Baldwin Collection

Branch

Toronto Reference Library

Location

Toronto Star Photo Archive

Call Number / Accession Number

tspa_0113811f