Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Tenement Family
  • Lewis Wickes Hine
    1874–1940
    born: Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States ; died: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Tenement Family, early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silver chloride print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12.7 x 17.8 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 x 7 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • By exchange with the International Museum of Photography, G. Eastman House
  • Not on display
  • 1976.0014
Description

Black-and-white image of eight figures seated around a table in a kitchen and eating. There are two adult male figures facing the viewer, and a female in profile view, and there are five children seated at the table. The figures are all seated in dark, wooden chairs and there is a black stove in the bottom right corner of the image and a window behind the table. There are various shelves and objects on the walls around the kitchen.