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Identification and Creation
Object Number
P1979.71
People
Lewis Wickes Hine, American (Oshkosh, Wisconsin 1874 - 1940 Hastings-on-Hudson, New York)
Title
Jewish Grandmother, Ellis Island
Other Titles
Alternate Title: "So this is America," Jewish Grandmother, Ellis Island
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1926, printed later?
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, New York City
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/285722
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
sheet: 17.7 x 12.5 cm (6 15/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Hine
  • inscription: verso, upper center, graphite: Italian Grandmother
    Ellis Island 1905
  • stamp: verso, center, black ink: LEWIS W. HINE
    INTERPRETIVE PHOTOGRAPHER
    HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, NEW YORK
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite, in artist's hand: Hine
  • inscription: verso, lower left, red ink: CC7
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Naomi and Walter Rosemblum
Accession Year
1979
Object Number
P1979.71
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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