'Forty years in the cab...', USA, 1920.

Hine, Lewis Wickes

'Forty years in the cab...', USA, 1920.
3 1 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 23cm

Description

One of a series of photographs featuring men and women at work, taken by Lewis Wickes Hine (1874-1940). Trained as a sociologist, Hine used photography as a documentary tool to inspire social reform. For instance, his ground-breaking documentation of child labour was instrumental in the pasage of child labour laws. Many of his most famous images show the conditions of immigrant life in the USA, and they reveal both the horror of exploitation and the dignity of work.

© National Museum of Science & Media / Science & Society Picture Library

buy a print

Select size
 
Select finish
 
How many prints?
 
£20.00
 

buy a framed print

buy a canvas

buy a framed canvas

image details