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Welding Big Pipes, Empire State Building
  • Lewis Wickes Hine
    born: Oshkosh, Wisconsin, United States ; died: Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, United States ; active: United States
  • Welding Big Pipes, Empire State Building, 1930–1931
  • Where object was made: United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 23.9 x 18.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 9 3/8 x 7 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Museum purchase: Peter T. Bohan Art Acquisition Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1986.0062

Black-and-white image of a male figure squatting. He is shown in profile, facing left. He is welding pipes on the left side. He is wearing goggles and a hat.