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First Work in America, Italian Immigrant Carries Garments To The Tenement Home

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1910

Artist:

Lewis Wickes Hine
American, 1874–1940

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Artist

Lewis Wickes Hine

Title

First Work in America, Italian Immigrant Carries Garments To The Tenement Home

Origin

United States

Date

Made 1910

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; stamped verso, upper center, in blue ink: "LEWIS W. HINE / INTERPRETIVE PHOTOGRAPHY / HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, NEW YORK"; inscribed verso, upper center, in graphite: "1910 / First Work In America / Italian Immigrant carries / garments to Tenement home for the family-1910"; stamped and inscribed verso, center, in black ink and red pencil: "Please Credit [stamped in black ink] : Photo League / Lewis W. Hine Memorial Collection [inscribed in red pencil]"; stamped verso, lower left, sideways, in blue ink: "4944"

Dimensions

24.2 × 19.2 cm (image); 25.2 × 20.3 cm (paper)

Credit Line

Gift of David Vestal

Reference Number

1965.347

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