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Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940), Handicapped – crippled steel worker, 1908, copy print 1970s/1980s.


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Black and white print on Kodak RC paper, 16,2 x 22,6 cm on 20,5 x 25 cm. Very good condition.

Provenance: Private collection, Eastern Germany.


From the series “Pittsburgh Survey”

Condition: Very good condition.

Framed under mat in metal clip-on frame.


Lewis Wickes Hine studied sociology and then worked as a teacher. He began to work in photography, first photographing arriving immigrants, from 1908 he documented child labor in America on behalf of the National Child Labor Committee, and in 1932 he published his illustrated book “Man At Work”, which shows the construction of the Empire State Building. Lewis W. Hine is regarded as one of the most important fathers of documentary photography.

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Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940)


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