Wilbur Gold, Western Union Messenger

Lewis Wickes Hine, American, 1874 - 1940



Gelatin silver print

Overall: 4 7/16 × 5 1/8 in. (11.3 × 13 cm)

Overall: 4 7/16 × 5 1/8 in. (11.3 × 13 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Julia L. Whittier Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


20th century

Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Inscribed, in graphite, lower right: 1488

Course History

SART 17.9, The Photographer as Activist: Making Art Inspired by the Hood Museum's Collection, Virginia Beahan, Winter 2015

ARTH 48.02, History of Photography, Katie Hornstein, Winter 2020

Publication History

Lewis Hine: Child Labor, 1908-1916 and other photographs, Lee Gallery, Winchester, Massachusetts, January 1998, no. 25.


Lee Gallery, Winchester, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 1998.

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