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Boy at a warping machine, Catawba Cotton Mill, Newton, North Carolina

gelatin silver photograph
11.9 × 16.9 cm irreg. (image) 12.3 × 17.8 cm (sheet)
inscribed in pencil (vertically) on reverse c.r.: 441 inscribed in pencil (inverted) on reverse l.r.: 441 / Boy at a warping machine / in a N.C. mill.
Accession Number
International Photography
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Purchased, 1980
This digital record has been made available on NGV Collection Online through the generous support of Daryl and Anne Whinney
Gallery location
Not on display
“Perhaps you are weary of child labor pictures. Well, so are the rest of us, but we propose to make you and the whole country so sick and tired of the whole business that when the time for action comes, child labor pictures will be records of the past.”
Lewis Hine, 1909