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Collection

Lewis Wickes Hine

(United States of America 1874 – 1940)

Title
Sweepers and mule room boys in Royal Mill, River Point. R.I
Year
1909
Media category
Photograph
Materials used
gelatin silver photograph
Dimensions

11.8 x 17.0 cm image/sheet

Signature & date
Not signed. Not dated.
Credit
Gift of the Sydney Camera Circle 1977
Accession number
23.1983
Location
Not on display
Further information

River Point, R.I. April 1909. Sweepers & mule room boys in Royal Hill, River Point, R.I. Boy on left hand end, Manuel Mites has been in mill 2 years. Clinton Silvey and Louis Perry (centre boys) have been in mill one year and said they are now 12 years old. Boy on right hand Manuel Silvey been in mill 1 year. (They could not speak English). (National Child Labor Committee caption card)

Bibliography (2)

Judy Annear, American beauty: from Muybridge to Goldin, Sydney, 2003. no catalogue numbers

Judy Annear, From the street: photographs from the collection, Sydney, 1996. no catalogue numbers

Exhibition history (4)

Works from the Photography Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 10 Feb 1989–15 May 1989

International Photographs from the Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 12 Jan 1991–14 Apr 1991

From the Street - Photographs From the Collection, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 27 Apr 1996–14 Jul 1996

American Beauty: from Muybridge to Goldin, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 05 Jun 2003–27 Jul 2003