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Family of Louis Rizzo, New York City
1911

Medium
gelatin silver photograph (printing-out paper)
Measurements
12.1 × 17.1 cm (image) 12.7 × 17.7 cm (sheet)
Place/s of Execution
New York, New York, United States
Inscription
inscribed in pencil on reverse u.l.: 2688
inscribed (vertically) in pencil on reverse c.l.: 2688
inscribed (inverted) in pencil on reverse l.r.: 2688
photocopy on accompanying paper label: 2688. New York City. Dec 1911. (Dec underlined twice) / Family of Louis Rizzo, a laborer who / works some. The wife and four children / (none could speak English at all) work / on feathers and make about $3.00 a week. / Been in U.S. five months. Do not go / to school yet. Through an interpreter / they said Peter is 15, Jimmie 14, Carbo / 9 and John 7 years old; but those seemed / to me too high. They were woking in a / very dim light.
Accession Number
PH10-1978
Department
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1978
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Gallery location
Not on display