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 Silvey been in mill 1 year. (They could not speak English.) Location: River Point, Rhode Island., 1909
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 Silvey been in mill 1 year. (They could not speak English.) Location: River Point, Rhode Island., 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
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 Silvey been in mill 1 year. (They could not speak English.) Location: River Point, Rhode Island., 1909

Artwork Info

Artwork title
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 Silvey been in mill 1 year. (They could not speak English.) Location: River Point, Rhode Island.
Artist name
Lewis Wickes Hine
Date created
1909
Classification
photograph
Medium
gelatin silver print
Dimensions
4 1/4 in. x 5 3/4 in. (10.8 cm x 14.61 cm)
Date acquired
2007
Credit
Collection SFMOMA
Anonymous Fund purchase
Permanent URL
https://www.sfmoma.org/artwork/2007.52
Artwork status
Not on view at this time.

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