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Little Orphan Annie
  • Lewis Wickes Hine
    born: Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States ; died: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Little Orphan Annie, 1909
  • Where object was made: United States
  • silver chloride print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 17.8 x 12.7 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 x 5 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • By exchange with the International Museum of Photography, G. Eastman House
  • Not on display
  • 1976.0017

Black-and-white image of a young girl standing in a doorway, in an interior scene. The girl is standing just before a step down onto a lower floor. She is leaning against the doorframe with her proper right arm, and behind her there is a long hallway with wooden floors. There are large windows along the hallway and a side of a building is visible through the open windows. The girl is wearing a loose, long-sleeved, mid-calf length, plaid dress and she is barefooted. She has jaw-length, straight hair and there is a large white bow on the left side of her head.