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Identification and Creation
Object Number
55.1994
People
Lewis Wickes Hine, American (Oshkosh, Wisconsin 1874 - 1940 Hastings-on-Hudson, New York)
Title
Slovak Group, Ellis Island
Other Titles
Alternate Title: Slavic mother and child, Ellis Island, New York
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1905
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, New York, New York City
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/286128
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 24 x 19 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • stamp: verso, ink: LEWIS W. HINE
    INTERPRETIVE PHOTOGRAPHY
    HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON
    NEW YORK
  • inscription: verso, upper center, black ink, typed: Slovak group- Ellis Island- 1905
  • inscription: verso, center, graphite: DALLAS 7 OF 10
  • inscription: verso, lower left, graphite: 31 [circled]
  • inscription: verso, lower left, blue ink: 40 [circled] 9x7
  • inscription: verso, lower center, graphite: CPA [circled]
  • inscription: verso, lower right, graphite: PJ00a116
    664
    P75.5.2.141
    GEH NEG3358
  • collector's mark: verso, lower right, graphite and black ink
Provenance
Anonymous Owner, Arlington, MA, purchased at a Christie's auction, 1989.
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous Loan
Object Number
55.1994
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Judy Murray and Ray Williams, Engaging New Americans, Preparing for US Citizenship with the Harvard Art Museums, Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2012), p. 54

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