Let Children Be Children

Lewis Wickes Hine's Crusade Against
Child Labor

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77:0186:0021MP


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Lewis W. Hine
American (1874-1940)

DESCRIPTIVE TITLE: Breaker Boys
PUBLISHED TITLE: Breaker boys in coal chute, South Pittston, Pennsylvania
SERIES TITLE: "Child Labor" (Mines)

January, 1911 / printed later
gelatin silver print
12.7 x 17.5 cm.
Gift of the Photo League, New York: ex-collection Lewis Wickes Hine
GEH NEG: 2499
77:0186:0021MP

BIBLIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES:
Doherty, Jonathan L., comp. --Lewis Wickes Hine's Interpretive Photography: The Six Early Projects.-- Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1978.//
Dupry, Alan. --Lewis Hine.-- Granada, Spain: Diputacion Provincial de Granada, 1991. p. 57.//

Rosemblum, Walter, et al. --American & Lewis Hine: Photographs 1904 - 1940.-- Millerton, NY: Aperture, Inc., 1977. p. 59.//

EXHIBITION HISTORY:
"A Retrospective of the Photographer Lewis W. Hine, 1874-1940", US, NY, Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, March 12 - May 15, 1977. (Traveled).//
"150 Years of Invention of (sic) Photography", Czechoslovakia, Prague, Manes Gallery, August 1 - September 30, 1989.//
"Lewis Hine", France, Paris, Musée Carnavalet, November 5, 1990 - January 6, 1991.//
"Lewis W. Hine: Human Documents", US, NY, Rochester, GEH - North Gallery, March 3 - May 31, 1992.//
"Lewis W. Hine: Early Work", US, NY, Rochester, GEH - Travel, *** no exhib date given ***.//
"Lewis Hine: Passionate Journey; Photographs 1905-1939", Germany, Cologne, Römisch-Germanisches Museum, September 12 - December 29, 1996.//
"Let Children Be Children: Lewis Wickes Hine's Crusade Against Child Labor", US, NY, Oswego, Tyler Art Gallery, February 27 - April 6, 1998.//

INSCRIPTION: recto-(in negative) "309."

NOTES: Catalogued 11/88, DZ.

SUBJECTS:
portrait, group
people, children
landscape, coal mine

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