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First Work in America

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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

1910

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

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Photography

Classifications

Photographs