A five year old cotton picker who "ain't old nuff to go to school but he can pick up his 20lbs. a day."

Oct. 1916
Lewis W. Hine (American, 1874–1940)


Place Depicted: Oklahoma, U.S.A.

Dimensions

11.6 x 16.7 cm (4 9/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1980.301

Medium or Technique

Photograph, gelatin silver print

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Photography

Classifications

Photographs

Inscription

Photographer's stamp: "Lewis W. Hine Interpretive Photography Hastings-on-Hudson, New York", collector's stamp: "Photograph by Lewis W. Hine from the Walter and Naomi Rosenblum Collection", The National Child Labor Committee stamp. On verso: title, date, location in pencil.

Provenance

Walter and Naomi Rosenblum, Long Island City, NY; gift to MFA September 1980.

Credit Line

Gift of Naomi and Walter Rosenblum