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Mona Lisa Visits Ellis Island

Creator:
Lewis Wickes Hine (American, 1874-1940) (Photographer)
Title:
Mona Lisa Visits Ellis Island
Alternate Titles:
Series of photographic documents of social conditions, 1905-1939. Unit I, Immigration- Ellis Island, scenes and personalities
Date:
1905
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Print Size: 6 1/8 x 4 11/16 in. (15.5 x 11.9 cm) Mat / Mount: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Russell Sage Foundation.
Department:
Photography Collection
Object Number:
88PH019.013
Description:
Mounted on board
Markings:
On recto (printed on label): 13. MONA LISA VISITS ELLIS ISLAND // 1905; The large window in the background // becomes a halo for this Russian family, // who might have been a suitable subject // for a Renaissance painter.; Photo-study by Lewis W. Hine; (in graphite on label): N. On verso (stamped): Russell Sage Foundation stamp; (in graphite): UI; (stamped): NYPL Astor Lenox & Tilden Foundations stamp; 315 G[underlined] // LOCAL HISTORY // AND GENEALOGY [crossed out]; MSS. & ARCHIVES DIV. // N.Y.P.L; (in graphite): 13