Femme employée dans une Filature

Woman employed in a spinning mill
New version of Lewis Hine's photo "Young girl employed in a spinning mill" (1908)

While browsing through the book "50 Photo Icons" published by Taschen, I discovered photos by Lewis Hine taken in the southern United States in 1908, and in particular this one of a little girl in a silk mill (see link). It reminded me that I had visited a silk spinning mill on a trip to China many years ago. And here I am, browsing through my hundreds of photos from that period to find the photo shown, which, while not a child at work, is close to both Hine's composition and the working conditions ....

Life in China 2009, China - Femme employée dans une Filature by Jean-Luc.M

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