Jun 11, 2020 - Sale 2536

Sale 2536 - Lot 64

Price Realized: $ 3,500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
LEWIS W. HINE (1874-1940)
A typical glass-works boy, West Virginia. Silver print, the image measuring 6 3/4x4 3/4 inches (17.1x12.1 cm.), the sheet slighty larger, with Hine's signature, extensive caption, and date, in ink, his numeric notations, in pencil, and a typewritten caption label, on verso. 1908

Additional Details

The alternative caption for this image is: "Carrying-in Boy at the Lehr, (15 years old) Glass Works, Grafton, W. Va. Has worked for several years. Works nine hours. Day shift one week, night shift next week. Gets $1.25 per day. Location: Grafton, West Virginia."