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Lewis Wickes Hine (American, 1874-1940) Five National Child Labor Committee Photographs

Auction:
3039T
Lot:
1035
Sold for:
$400$325

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Auction:
Discovery - 3039T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 09, 2017 10:00AM

Description:

Lewis Wickes Hine (American, 1874-1940)

Five National Child Labor Committee Photographs, 1908-12. All with inventory numbers on the verso, several with inscriptions, one with the National Child Labor Committee address stamp and another with a "HINE PHOTO COMPANY," Yonkers, stamp on the verso. Gelatin silver prints, image/sheet sizes to 4 5/8 x 6 5/8 in., unmatted, unframed. Condition: Losses, tears, and handling crimps on the majority.

Provenance: A private Massachusetts collection.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Lewis Wickes Hine, Child labor in the United States, Child labour, Geography of New York, Lewis Hine, National Child Labor Committee, Photography, Visual arts, Yonkers, New York

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