Feb 15, 2018 - Sale 2466

Sale 2466 - Lot 60

Price Realized: $ 81,250
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Estimate: $ 70,000 - $ 100,000
LEWIS W. HINE (1874-1940)
Mechanic at Steam Pump in Electric Power House. Silver print, the image measuring 6 5/8x4 5/8 inches (16.8x11.7 cm.), the sheet slightly larger, with Hine's Interpretive Photography, Hastings-on-Hudson hand stamp and numeric notations, in pencil, on verso. Circa 1921

Additional Details

Originally from the Collection of Isador Sy Seidman.


"Power Makers: Work Portraits by Lewis W. Hine," The Survey Graphic, December 31, 1921, Volume XLVII, No. 14, p. 511.

"A Camera Interpretation of Labor," The Mentor, September 1926, Vol. 14, No. 8, p. 46.

Gutman, Lewis W. Hine (1874-1940), Two Perspectives (Grossman Publishers), p. 32.

Kaplan, Photo Story, Selected Letters and Photographs of Lewis W. Hine (Smithsonian Institution Press), cover and unpaginated.

Sampsell-Willmann, Lewis Hine as Social Critic (University Press of Mississippi), cover.

Steinorth, ed., Lewis Hine: Passionate Journey, Photographs 1905-1937 (Edition Stemmle), cover and p. 159.