First Work in America

1910
Lewis W. Hine (American, 1874–1940)


Dimensions

Image: 24 x 19 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/2 in.) Sheet: 25 x 20 cm (9 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

1973.614

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Original photograph

Inscription

On verso in pencil: "First work in America - Italian immigrant carries garments to tenement home for the family to sew - 1910 N. Y. East Side", on verso typed: Lewis W. Hine Memorial Collection, Photo League.

Provenance

Carl Siembab Gallery of Photography, Boston; purchased December 1973.

Credit Line

Polaroid Foundation Purchase Fund