Housing, Conditions: United States. Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Survey: Overcrowding: When A Family Lives In One Room.
© President and Fellows of Harvard College
Identification and Creation
Object Number
3.2002.320
People
Lewis Wickes Hine, American (Oshkosh, Wisconsin 1874 - 1940 Hastings-on-Hudson, New York)
Title
Housing, Conditions: United States. Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Survey: Overcrowding: When a family lives in one room.
Other Titles
Series/Book Title: Social Museum Collection
Classification
Photographs
Work Type
photograph
Date
1907-1908
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States, Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh
Culture
American
Physical Descriptions
Technique
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions
image: 31.4 x 44 cm (12 3/8 x 17 5/16 in.)
mount: 56 x 71 cm (22 1/16 x 27 15/16 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • inscription: verso, bottom left, black crayon: 13-1
Aquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Social Museum Collection
Accession Year
2011
Object Number
3.2002.320
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
Publication History

Deborah Martin Kao and Michelle Lamuniere, Instituting Reform, The Social Museum of Harvard University 1903-1931, Harvard Art Museums and Yale University Press (Cambridge, MA and New Haven, CT, 2012), p. 150, fig. 2

Judy Murray and Ray Williams, Engaging New Americans, Preparing for US Citizenship with the Harvard Art Museums, Harvard Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 2012), p. 57

Subjects and Contexts

The Social Museum Collection

Verification Level

3 - Good. Object is well described and information is vetted