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    Sale 12204

    Photographs

    5 October 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 190

    Lewis Wickes Hine (1874–1940)

    Girl working in a Carolina cotton mill, 1908

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    Estimate

    Lewis Wickes Hine (1874–1940)
    Girl working in a Carolina cotton mill, 1908
    gelatin silver print, printed c. 1930
    variously annotated in pencil (verso)
    image: 4 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (12.5 x 17.5 cm.)
    sheet: 5 x 7 in. (12.8 x 17.9 cm.)


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    Provenance

    Private Collector, 1970s;
    Louis K. Meisel Gallery, New York.


    Literature

    Beaumont Newhall, The History of Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1949, p. 171.
    Vicki Goldberg, Lewis Hine: Children at Work, Prestel, Munich, London, New York, 1999, p. 58.