Lewis Wickes Hine

American (Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1874 - 1940, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York)

Sweepers and mule-room boys in Royal Mill, River Point, R.I. Boy left hand end, Manuel Mites has been in mill 2 years. Clinton Silvey and Louis Perry (centre boys) have been in mill one year and said they are now 12 years old. Boy on right hand Manuel Sil

1909
photograph | gelatin silver print
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  • Sweepers and mule-room boys in Royal Mill, River Point, R.I. Boy left hand end, Manuel Mites has been in mill 2 years. Clinton Silvey and Louis Perry (centre boys) have been in mill one year and said they are now 12 years old. Boy on right hand Manuel Sil

    Lewis Wickes Hine, Sweepers and mule-room boys in Royal Mill, River Point, R.I. Boy left hand end, Manuel Mites has been in mill 2 years. Clinton Silvey and Louis Perry (centre boys) have been in mill one year and said they are now 12 years old. Boy on right hand Manuel Sil, 1909; gelatin silver print, 4 1/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (10.8 cm x 14.61 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Anonymous Fund purchase;


4 1/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (10.8 cm x 14.61 cm)
Acquired 2007
Collection SFMOMA
Anonymous Fund purchase
2007.52

Tags

groups, boys, children, workers, portraits, Manuel Mites, Clinton Silvey, Manuel Silvey, Louis Perry, child labor, caps, brick, windows


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