Boy (Millsweeper), Gastonia, North Carolina

1912
Lewis W. Hine (American, 1874–1940)


Dimensions

Sheet: 9.5 x 13.3 cm (3 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1436

Medium or Technique

Photograph, vintage gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Verso, label: 3077 Gastonia, N.C. Oct. 1912 A boy who said eleven years old (apparently less) and that he was a sweeper in Loracy Cotton Mills, Gastonia N.C. during the past summer

Provenance

Acquired by Richard Morehouse Gallery from dealer, 2004; acquired by Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy, 2004 (San Leandro, CA); by whom given to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J. Patrick Kennedy