Lewis Wickes Hine
(Oshkosh, Wisconsin, 1874 - 1940, Hastings-on-Hudson, New York)
Climbing Into the Promised Land, Ellis Island, New York
gelatin silver print
Not currently on view in the museum
13 3/4 in. x 10 3/4 in. (34.93 cm x 27.31 cm)
Gift of Walter and Naomi Rosenblum
Ellis Island, immigration, men, women, faces, luggage, stairs, interiors
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