"The Amistad Set"
(Building the Jail)


This guest photographer page is by Mike Santos,
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The Jail [the building on the left] is the second major set site here in Newport. Located on Queen Anne Square, it sits on the northern side of the open park in front of Trinity Church. Where else can you get a authentic colonial church so ideally located in the background?

Standard set construction consists of regular building pipe staging as a backbone with 2x4s attached. The stone siding is about a quarter-inch thick fiberglass panels nailed to waferboard.

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