Woman in cell, playing solitaire

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Accession Number: 1983:0567:0151

Maker: Nickolas Muray (American 1892-1965)

Title: Woman in cell, playing solitaire

Date: ca. 1950

Medium: transparency, chromogenic development (Kodachrome) process

Dimensions: 22.9 x 19.4 cm.

George Eastman House Collection

General – information about the George Eastman House Photography Collection is available at www.eastmanhouse.org/inc/collections/photography.php.

For information on obtaining reproductions go to: www.eastmanhouse.org/flickr/index.php?pid=198305670151.

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  1. (deaf mute) 111 months ago | reply

    DanVasc I hope that's a joke. This image dates from 1950.

  2. M0rph3u 110 months ago | reply

    These colors... I'm surely will miss this...

  3. SPH' ENTERTAINER 109 months ago | reply

    awesome effect... really great photo, congrats!

  4. graceish☮ 109 months ago | reply

    Wicked awesome! ;)

  5. CuttySarc 107 months ago | reply

    That's my girlfriend - but who gave her the cards? Durn guards gone soft on her, for obvious reasons. (She always had me [and my granddad] wrapped around her exquisite finger also.)

  6. Mohtaj 106 months ago | reply

    So beautiful work ,,,,,,
    Very nice shot ......

  7. reel aesthete 104 months ago | reply

    Why is she in a cell? Is she suppose to be a prostitute...?

  8. Ed Gilvarte 102 months ago | reply


    what is left for interpretation?


  9. menu_minis 99 months ago | reply

    Awesome picture. Planning on using this picture on a bail bond website I am working on. las vegas bail bondsman

  10. breezy hall [deleted] 98 months ago | reply


  11. orange development [deleted] 96 months ago | reply

    Love the photo! Did'ja notice that the cards are backwards? Here's my take:

    The Big House

  12. orange development [deleted] 93 months ago | reply

    And at least another in a possible series, here:

    $_mag_Inside Detective_43-05

  13. ronaldo.s [ -off - ] 90 months ago | reply

    Superb! It brings us back instantly to the 60's, in a magnificent way !

    Seen on your photo stream. (?)

  14. Siabala, Luis 69 months ago | reply

    Extraordinario registro, en todo sentido

  15. PhotoBeautyArtist 51 months ago | reply

    Incredible. But the old Kodachrome film did take amazing photos. The colors are pristine.

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