Lewis Wickes Hine Tenement home work Calabria Family,original Vintage Photo 1912



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Lewis Wickes Hine – Tenement home work Calabria Family 1912. Vintage

Lewis Wickes Hine, Tenement home work Calabria Family 1912, vintage gelatin silver
print of the year 1912. Verso hand titled (with pencil): “ Mother finishes clothing, The
children paste noodle packages onto cards and said they all work at times until 10 or
11 P.M.” Verso also the archive number 2826. Together with the Photo I give the copy of
the archive note with the hole Description: “…. They are 9, 12, 14 and 15 years old and
all go to school. They are undersized. The baby in the cart is one month old.”

Provenance:
private collection USA, than auction house: Swann Galleries NY, auction 12-09-2010, lot
number 212 with an high estimate of 3000.- US, post-auction sale private to Germany.

Condition: a small crease in the left lower corner (see scan) otherwise in fine condition,
not mounted, not fixed somewhere!

Size: 17,8 x 12,7 cm ( 7 x 5 inches).


Lewis Wickes Hine (September 26, 1874 – November 3, 1940) was an American sociologist
and photographer. Hine used his camera as a tool for social reform. His photographs were
instrumental in changing the child labor laws in the United States.


        1650.- €

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