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Posted 10.28.10 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Max Page & Paul Johansen: Landmarks of Punishment: Eastern State and Charles Street

Landmarks of Punishment: Eastern State Penitentiary and Charles Street Jail: slide 1

Eastern State Penitentiary, circa 1840

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Landmarks of Punishment: Eastern State and Charles Street
On Places, architectural historian Max Page and photographer Paul Johansen document two landmarks of U.S. prison architecture and penal philosophy: Eastern State Penitentiary and Charles Street Jail.
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Max Page is Professor of Architecture and History and Director of Preservation Initiatives at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.

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Paul Johansen has been a violinist, a middle school math teacher, and a Shakespearean actor; he is currently studying criminal justice. 

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