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Title

Sweepers and mule room boys in Royal Mill, River Point. R.I

1909


Artist

Lewis Wickes Hine

United States of America

1874 - 1940


About

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)


Details


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

23.1983


Artist information

Lewis Wickes Hine

Works in the collection

7


Shown in 4 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 2 publications

Bibliography


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