Still Life

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Still Life

British Journal of Photography

6 October 2004

“Britain’s ageing population and increasing predilection for custodial sentences is creating an interesting problem for its prisons – ageing prisoners. Only one prison, E Wing at Kingston Prison, Portsmouth, is devoted to ageing lifers, however, housing murderers, rapists, paedophiles and other criminals from the late 50’s onwards. It is, as photographer Edmund Clark points out, the future for our prison services, and a mixture between an old people’s home and a jail.”