Family on relief
|Location||Chicago Illinois United States|
|Dimensions||Image: 10 1/4 x 13 1/2 in. (26 x 34.3 cm)
Paper: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
|Print medium||Photo-Gelatin silver|
Shown holding his young relative, this boy was a high school student, making a 'strenuous effort' to 'improve himself and the lot of his family,' wrote Rosskam. Lee made innovative use of synchronized flash lighting to capture telling details of interior scenes.
Museum Purchase, 2003