Italian Family Seeking Lost Baggage, Ellis Island

A work made of gelatin silver print.

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  • A work made of gelatin silver print.

Date:

1905

Artist:

Lewis Wickes Hine
American, 1874–1940

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Artist

Lewis Wickes Hine

Title

Italian Family Seeking Lost Baggage, Ellis Island

Origin

United States

Date

1905

Medium

Gelatin silver print

Inscriptions

Unmarked recto; inscribed verso, along upper edge, in black ink and graphite: "Child-labor on the farm. [in black ink] -1930 [in graphite] / Hine [in black ink/underlined]"; stamped verso, upper center, in blue ink: "LEWIS W. HINE / INTERPRETIVE PHOTOGRAPHY / HASTINGS - ON - HIDSON, NEW YORK"; inscribed verso, lower left, in graphite: "13 [encircled/crossed out]"

Dimensions

34.2 x 26.8 cm (image/paper)

Credit Line

Gift of David Vestal

Reference Number

1965.352

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