• The National Geographic Collec auction at Christies

    Sale 2603

    The National Geographic Collection: The Art of Exploration

    6 December 2012, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 121

    LEWIS W. HINE (1874-1940)

    An Ellis Island Madonna (Russian family), c. 1905

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    LEWIS W. HINE (1874-1940)
    An Ellis Island Madonna (Russian family), c. 1905
    gelatin silver print
    various annotations in pencil/ink (on the mount); various annotations in pencil/ink, date stamps, various labels, typed credit, title and caption on collection label affixed (on the reverse of the mount)
    image: 10 1/8 x 7 3/8in. (25.7 x 18.6cm.)
    mount: 12 x 9in. (30.3 x 22.8cm.)


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    Literature

    National Geographic magazine, October 1920, p. 285, fig. I.