First Work in America
Lewis W. Hine (American, 1874–1940)
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.)
Medium or Technique
Photograph, gelatin silver print
Not On View
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.
Carl Siembab Gallery of Photography, Boston; purchased December 1973.
Polaroid Foundation Purchase Fund