Breaker Boys in Pennsylvania Coal Mine

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1920

Artist:

Lewis Wickes Hine
American, 1874–1940

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Photography

Artist

Lewis Wickes Hine

Title

Breaker Boys in Pennsylvania Coal Mine

Origin

United States

Date

1920

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Inscribed recto, in negative, lower right, backwards, below image, in white: "136 [?]"; inscribed and stamped verso, across left half, in graphite and blue ink: "IC4 [inscribed in graphite] / Lewis W. Hine / Interpretive Photography / HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON / NEW YORK [stamped in blue ink] / Breaker boys in Pa / coal mine 1920-"

Dimensions

11.8 × 16.9 cm (image); 12.7 × 17.8 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of David Vestal

Reference Number

1965.290

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