(0149) Girls in Knitting Mill

Girls in Knitting Mill
FES Title: Single column – Girls in knitting mill
Alternate Titles: The Forelady
Date: 11/25/1902
Size: 21″H x 7″W
Medium: charcoal-on-board
Type: illustration
Published: Nichols, Francis H. “Children of the Coal Shadows.” McClure’s Magazine, February 1903: 439.
caption: The Forelady “Leads an isolated life of conscious rectitude for about $5.00 a week”
Inscription: lr: F.E.S.
Exhibitions: 1984 Friends (title unverified); 1987 Greenville
Comments: TP 1/15/02; index; edit


Commentary: For commentary, see #145.
See related photograph by Schoonover of girls working in an anthracite mine in Scranton, Pennsylvania. (#149p)
Provenance: The Gallery at Greenville, Greenville, Delaware [1987]; Robert and Irene Snyder, Newark, Delaware; private collection

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