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LL/44953
Lewis W. Hine
Construction of the Empire State Building (with signage depicting the completed structure)
1930 (ca)
Gelatin silver print, contact
7x5 ins (17.8x12.7 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Dec 13, 2011, #2265, Lot 104)
 
LL/44953

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LL/57959
Lewis W. Hine
Looking through the mooring Mast, Empire State Bldg.
1930
Gelatin silver print
17 x 11.9 cm
 
Spencer Museum of Art, The University of Kansas
Id number: 1986.0063
 
LL/57959

2 of 35
LL/81324
Lewis W. Hine
Untitled (Empire State Building)
1931 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
8 x 10 ins (20.32 x 25.4 cm) (overall)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.1443
 
LL/81324

3 of 35
LL/50543
Lewis W. Hine
Empire State Building, New York
1931
Gelatin silver print
24.1 x 19.2 cm (9 1/2 x 7 9/16 in)
 
J. Paul Getty Museum
Object number: 84.XM.470.1
 
LL/50543

4 of 35
LL/66181
Lewis W. Hine
High up on the Empire State Building, two construction workers attaching a beam
1931
Silver contact print
4 5/83 5/8 inches (11.7x9.2 cm.) (image) 7x5 1/4 inches (17.8x13.3 cm.) (mount)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Images & Objects: Photographs & Photobooks, 19 April 2016, Lot: 83
 
LL/66181

5 of 35
LL/74121
Lewis W. Hine
Men working, Empire State Building
1931 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
4 1/2 x 3 1/4 ins (11.4 x 8.3 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Images & Objects: Photographs & Photobooks, April 20, 2017, #2443, Lot: 55
 
LL/74121

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LL/74122
Lewis W. Hine
Workers with American flag, Empire State Building
1930-1931
Gelatin silver print
9 5/8 x 7 5/8 ins (24.4 x 19.3 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Images & Objects: Photographs & Photobooks, April 20, 2017, #2443, Lot: 56
 
LL/74122

7 of 35
LL/67472
Lewis W. Hine
Empire State Building Construction Worker Touching The Top Of The Chrysler Building
1930
Gelatin silver print
 
George Eastman Museum
 
LL/67472

8 of 35
LL/19262
Lewis W. Hine
Empire State Building
[Empire State Building]
1931
Silver contact print
6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in (17.1 x 12 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 22, 2007, #2115, Lot 309)
 
LL/19262

9 of 35
LL/33240
Lewis W. Hine
Steelworker, 85 stories up. Looking north to Central Park
1931 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
6 5/8 x 4 5/8 ins
 
George Eastman Museum
 
LL/33240 [Further details available]

10 of 35
LL/19261
Lewis W. Hine
Field engineer for power construction
[Empire State Building]
1930 (ca)
Silver contact print
6 3/4 x 4 3/4 in (17.1 x 12 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 22, 2007, #2115, Lot 305)
 
LL/19261 [Further details available]

11 of 35
LL/28816
Lewis W. Hine
Surveyor, Maintenance of way (Empire State Building).
1930 (ca)
Silver print
4 3/4x6 3/4 in (12.1x171.1 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, May 15, 2008, #2146, Lot 336)
 
LL/28816 [Further details available]

12 of 35
LL/72706
Lewis W. Hine
Top of the Mooring Mast, Empire State Building
1930 (taken, later print)
Gelatin silver print
4 7/8 x 3 3/4 ins (image) 5 x 4 1/4 ins (sheet)
 
Portland Art Museum
Bequest of Fae Heath Batten, 1997.58.75
 
LL/72706

13 of 35
LL/52265
Lewis W. Hine
Safety-man coming up on mooring mast, Empire State Building
1930
Silver print
9 1/2 x 7 1/2 ins (24.1 x 19.1 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Auction, 12 Dec 2013, Sale no: 2335, Lot: 62
 
LL/52265

14 of 35
LL/72573
Lewis W. Hine
Construction worker on the Empire State Building
1931 (ca)
Gelatin silver print, contact
4 3/4 x 3 5/8 ins (12.1 x 9.2 cm) (image)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Auction, Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks, February 14, 2017, #2436, Lot: 55
 
LL/72573

15 of 35
LL/72574
Lewis W. Hine
Empire State Building
1930 (ca, taken) 1950s (print)
Gelatin silver print
10 x 8 ins (25.4 x 20.3 cm) (image)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Auction, Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks, February 14, 2017, #2436, Lot: 56
 
LL/72574

16 of 35
LL/81327
Lewis W. Hine
Untitled (Empire State Building workers)
1930-1931 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
4 x 5 ins (10.16 x 12.7 cm) (overall)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.1476
 
LL/81327

17 of 35
LL/55656
Lewis W. Hine
Workers on the Empire State Building
1931
Gelatin silver print
3 5/8 x 4 3/4 ins (9.2 x 12.1 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Oct 17, 2014, #2361, Lot 89)
 
LL/55656

18 of 35
LL/74017
Lewis W. Hine
Tightening the Bolts
1930 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 51 cm)
 
Sotheby's - New York
Sale: NO9640, Photographs, 5 April 2017, Lot: 58
 
LL/74017

19 of 35
LL/55655
Lewis W. Hine
Construction worker maneuvering rope and pulley, Empire State Building
1931
Gelatin silver print
3 5/8 x 4 5/8 ins (9.2 x 11.7 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Oct 17, 2014, #2361, Lot 87)
 
LL/55655

20 of 35
LL/81326
Lewis W. Hine
Untitled (Empire State Building Series)
1931 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
4 x 5 ins (10.16 x 12.7 cm) (overall)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.1463
 
LL/81326

21 of 35
LL/27126
Lewis W. Hine
Empire State Building (worker gesturing)
1930 (ca)
Silver print
3 3/4 x 4 3/4 in (9.5 x 12.0 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Feb 7, 2008, #2135, Lot 123)
 
LL/27126 [Further details available]

22 of 35
LL/27127
Lewis W. Hine
Empire State Building, with Chrysler Building in the background
1930 (ca)
Silver print
4 3/4 x 6 3/4 in (12.0 x 17.1 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Feb 7, 2008, #2135, Lot 124)
 
LL/27127 [Further details available]

23 of 35
LL/81328
Lewis W. Hine
Untitled (man on hoist)
1930-1931 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
4 x 5 ins (10.16 x 12.7 cm) (overall)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.1477
 
LL/81328

24 of 35
LL/3410
Lewis W. Hine
Empire State Building
1931-1932
Gelatin silver print
5 x 4
 
Klotz / Sirmon Gallery
 
LL/3410

25 of 35
LL/80079
Lewis W. Hine
Laborer on connector, Empire State Building
1930-1931
Silver contact print
4 3/4 x 3 5/8 ins (12.1x9.1 cm) (image)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Sale 2466, Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks, 15 February 2018, Lot: 64
 
LL/80079 [Further details available]

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LL/80080
Lewis W. Hine
Silhouetted crane hook (with lower Manhattan visible from the Empire State Building)
1930-1931
Silver contact print
4 3/4 x 3 5/8 ins (12.4 x 9.1 cm) (image)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Sale 2466, Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks, 15 February 2018, Lot: 65
 
LL/80080

27 of 35
LL/80078
Lewis W. Hine
Worker on platform (with shadow of tower)
1930-1931
Silver contact print
3 3/4 x 4 3/4 ins (9.5 x 12.1 cm) (image)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Sale 2466, Icons & Images: Photographs & Photobooks, 15 February 2018, Lot: 62
 
LL/80078

28 of 35
LL/37160
Lewis W. Hine
Untitled (Empire State Building--two men on hoist)
1930 (ca)
Silver print
4 3/4 x 6 3/4 in (12.1 x 17.1 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction May 20, 2010, Sale 2215 Lot 299)
 
LL/37160 [Further details available]

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LL/63879
Lewis W. Hine
Young structural workers high up on skyscraper, Empire State Building
n.d.
Gelatin silver print
 
Preus Museum
NMFF.003710
 
LL/63879

30 of 35
LL/81325
Lewis W. Hine
He Lays a Beam High Upon Empire State Building
1931 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
10 1/2 x 13 1/2 ins (26.67 x 34.29 cm) (overall)
 
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., Object number: 2005.27.1481
 
LL/81325

31 of 35
LL/63877
Lewis W. Hine
"Jumping the derrick", Empire State Building
n.d.
Gelatin silver print
 
Preus Museum
NMFF.000835
 
LL/63877

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LL/63878
Lewis W. Hine
Empire State Building, Girders and Workers
n.d.
Gelatin silver print
 
Preus Museum
NMFF.003711
 
LL/63878

34 of 35
LL/46571
Lewis W. Hine
Untitled (Empire State Building Under Construction)
1930-1931
Gelatin silver print
25.4 x 20.32 cm (10 x 8 ins)
 
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Polaroid Foundation Purchase Fund, Accession number: 1974.41
 
LL/46571

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