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A cell in Holloway Prison, Parkhurst Road, London

A cell in Holloway Prison, Parkhurst Road, London
Photograph taken August 1970 © Copyright Crown copyright.NMR ref: bb70/10240

A privilege cell in 'F' wing, Holloway Prison. The prison was built in 1852 on the 'separate system' (i.e. prisoners were kept in solitary confinement). This portion of the prison was demolished and rebuilt in the 1970s.