Please explain how we can improve this archived object.
Thanks for submitting your feedback. Our team will review it as soon as possible, and we appreciate your contribution.

Traditional rituals used during the trials of the Beati Paoli, like wearing a hood over one's head so as not to be recognized, inspired the secret and mysterious rituals of the mafia

Date 1984
Location Sicily Italy
Dimensions Image: 18 13/16 x 12 9/16 in. (47.8 x 31.9 cm)
Paper: 19 1/2 x 15 13/16 in. (49.5 x 40.2 cm)
Mat: 23 15/16 x 19 15/16 in. (60.8 x 50.6 cm)
Print medium Photo-Gelatin silver
Credit line

Gift of the Photographer to the W. Eugene Smith Legacy Collection

Feedback Accession No. 2007.24.7