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Australia February 16, 2012
Freemantle Prison
Many Australian cities show evidence of the many convicts shipped to the continent. When convicts were first shipped to the Swan River Colony in the 1850s, it became evident that a large scale prison would be needed. Opened in 1855, the prison remained in use until 1991.
Fremantle Prison barbed wire fence
prison hallway prison hallway
prison artwork prison artwork prison yard
(above) Artwork painted on the walls by prisoners. (below) Carol tries out the shower (dry, of course). Large vats were used for cooking for the inmates.
eating area Carol cooking kettles
outdoor washing startion cell block entrance Carol
barbed wire fence exercise station
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