Taken by investigative photographer Lewis Hine on December 20, 1909, the photograph is one of a series of black-and-white prints given to the Children’s Bureau by the National Child Labor Committee. The almost five hundred photographs represent a fraction of the approximately 5,000 photographs Hine took for the committee to document working and living conditions for children.
is an amazing one with Rembrandt van Rijn, I think the stamp is even more amazing. The envelopes we’re posting here, are most commonly known as first day covers, they have the matching seal and stamp, as you see. If you had a postcard, with the matching frank and stamp, that’d be called Maximum, and they’re the one’s I’M planning on collecting :)
Hey, here’s more about the artist that inspired the theme to this cover.