a quirky look at London Life

Almost in America: Portraits from Ellis Island

See on Scoop.itBeyond London Life

“Amidst crowds of anxious immigrants milling about, Hine had to locate his subject, isolate [them] from the crowd, and set the pose-almost always, because of the language barrier without words. He had to set up his simple 5 x 7 view camera on its rickety tripod, focus the camera, pull the slide, dust his flash […]

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