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LL/33238
Jacob A. Riis
Eldridge Street Police Station Lodger: An Ancient Lodger and the Plank on Which She Slept
1888 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
 
Museum of the City of New York
Courtesy Jacob A. Riis Collection, © Museum of the City of New York
 
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LL/44780
Jacob A. Riis
N.Y.C. Tenement House
1888 (ca, taken) 1930s (print)
Gelatin silver print
23.9 x 29.1 cm (sheet)
 
Yale University Art Gallery
Gift of Dr. J. Patrick Kennedy, 2007.197.4
 
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LL/59225
Jacob A. Riis
Lodgers in a Crowded Bayard Street Tenement - Five cents a spot
1889
Gelatin silver print
 
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York
Also available on Wikipedia Commons.
 
LL/59225 [Further details available]

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LL/39209
Jacob A. Riis
Bandits' Roost [58 1-2 Mulberry Street]
1890 (before)
 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia
 
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LL/52029
Jacob A. Riis
"Washing Up" in the Newsboys' lodging house
1890 (ca)
Gelatin dry plate negative
 
Museum of the City of New York
90.13.1.168
 
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LL/52030
Jacob A. Riis
Duane Street Newsboys' Lodging House, John & Willie.
1890 (ca)
Gelatin dry plate negative
 
Museum of the City of New York
90.13.1.177
 
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LL/7734
Jacob A. Riis
[Untitled]
[How the Other Half Lives]
1890 (ca)
 
Museum Dr. Guislain
Courtesy of the Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent, Belgium
 
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LL/44779
Jacob A. Riis
Italian Baby in Jersey St.
1890 (ca, taken) 1946 (after, print)
Gelatin silver print
19 x 24 cm (image) 20.5 x 25.3 cm (sheet)
 
Yale University Art Gallery
Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund, 2008.205.4
 
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LL/44778
Jacob A. Riis
Street Arabs with Beer Keg (Sleeping Quarters)
1890 (ca, taken) 1946 (after, print)
Gelatin silver print
24.7 x 19.8 cm (image) 25.2 x 20.4 cm (sheet)
 
Yale University Art Gallery
Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund, 2008.205.6
 
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LL/25431
Jacob A. Riis
The Short-Tail Gang, Corlears Hook
1890 (taken) 1950s-1960s (print)
Gelatin silver print
10 x 8 in (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Courtesy of Swann Galleries (Auction, Dec 13, 2007, Sale 2132 Lot 330)
 
LL/25431 [Further details available]

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LL/80198
Jacob A. Riis
From Rogue's Gallery: Two Western toughs "holding each other up".
1897 (ca)
Gelatin silver print, mixed-media
 
Museum of the City of New York
90.13.3.1
 
LL/80198 [Further details available]

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LL/39226
Jacob A. Riis
A Black-and-Tan Dive in Africa
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39226 [Further details available]

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LL/39232
Jacob A. Riis
A Downtown Morgue
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39232 [Further details available]

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LL/39233
Jacob A. Riis
A Growler Gand in Session
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39233 [Further details available]

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LL/39222
Jacob A. Riis
A Market Street in the Jewish Quarter
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39222 [Further details available]

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LL/39218
Jacob A. Riis
An All-Night Two-Cent Restaurant, in "The Bend"
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39218 [Further details available]

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LL/39210
Jacob A. Riis
Bandits' Roost
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39210 [Further details available]

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LL/39225
Jacob A. Riis
Bohemian Cigarmakers at Work in their Tenement
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39225 [Further details available]

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LL/39216
Jacob A. Riis
Bottle Alley
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39216 [Further details available]

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LL/39230
Jacob A. Riis
Didn't Live Nowhere
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
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LL/39231
Jacob A. Riis
Getting Ready for Supper in the Newsboys' Lodging House
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39231 [Further details available]

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LL/39212
Jacob A. Riis
Hell's Kitchen and Sebastopol
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39212 [Further details available]

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LL/39220
Jacob A. Riis
In a Chinese Joint
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39220 [Further details available]

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LL/39228
Jacob A. Riis
In Poverty Gap, West Twenty-Eighth St. An English Coal-Heaver's Home
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39228 [Further details available]

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LL/39214
Jacob A. Riis
In the Home of an Italian Rag-picker, Jersey Street
1897 (published)
Book illustration, after photograph
 
Harvard University Library
 
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LL/39224
Jacob A. Riis
Knee-pants at Forty-five Cents a Dozen - A Ludlow Street Sweater's Shop
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39224 [Further details available]

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LL/39217
Jacob A. Riis
Lodgers in a Crowded Bayard Street Tenement - "Five cents a spot"
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39217 [Further details available]

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LL/39229
Jacob A. Riis
Prayer-time in the Nursery - Five Points House of Industry
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39229 [Further details available]

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LL/39235
Jacob A. Riis
Sewing and Starving in an Elizabeth Street Attic
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39235 [Further details available]

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LL/39215
Jacob A. Riis
The Bend
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39215 [Further details available]

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LL/39221
Jacob A. Riis
The Official Organ of Chinatown
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39221 [Further details available]

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LL/39223
Jacob A. Riis
The Old Clo'e's Man - In the Jewish Quarters
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39223 [Further details available]

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LL/39219
Jacob A. Riis
The Tramp
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39219 [Further details available]

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LL/39234
Jacob A. Riis
Typical Toughs (From the Rogues' Gallery)
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39234 [Further details available]

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LL/39213
Jacob A. Riis
Upstairs in Blindman's Alley
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
LL/39213 [Further details available]

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LL/2055
Jacob A. Riis
Jacob Riis (3 May 1849 - 26 May 1914)
1901 (ca)
Gelatin silver print
14.9 x 10 cm (5 7/8 x 3 15/16)
 
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
[NPG.90.120]
 
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LL/1936
Jacob A. Riis
A New York Tenement Flat
1910 (ca)
 
Location and source information requested
 
LL/1936

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LL/49288
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob A. Riis Children of the Tenements
n.d.
Book cover
 
Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd
 
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LL/49289
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob A. Riis How the Other Half Lives
n.d.
Book cover
 
Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd
 
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LL/49334
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob A. Riis How the Other Half Lives (Dover)
n.d.
Book cover
 
Amazon - USA
 
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LL/49290
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob A. Riis How the Other Half Lives (Penguin Classics)
n.d.
Book cover
 
Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd
 
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LL/49294
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob Riis How the Other Half Lives: A Jacob Riis Classic
n.d.
Book cover
 
Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd
 
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LL/28339
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob August Riis "How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York" (New York: Charles Scribners's Sons, 1890)
1890
Book cover
 
Christie's - New York
Christies - NY (Sale 2110: Lot 1 - April 10, 2008 - Fine Photobooks from an Important Private Collection)
 
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LL/16693
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob August Riis "How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York" by Jacob A. Riis (Charles Schribners Publishers, 1890)
1890
Book cover
 
Private collection of Edward Grazda
 
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LL/52251
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob Riis, 1890, How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York, (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons)
1890
Book cover
 
Swann Galleries - New York
Auction, 12 Dec 2013, Sale no: 2335, Lot: 30
 
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LL/47265
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob A. Riis "The Children of the Poor" (London: Sampson Low, Marston, & Company, 1892)
1892
Book cover
22 x 15.5 cm
 
Ader Nordmann
Auction "Livres de photographies", 22 March 2012, Lot: 267
 
LL/47265 [Further details available]

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LL/39211
Jacob A. Riis
Title page for Jacob A. Riis "How the Other Half Lives: Studies among the tenements of New York" (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1897)
1897 (published)
Title page
 
Harvard University Library
 
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LL/47266
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob A. Riis "How the other half lives" (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1901)
1901
Book cover
19.5 x 13.5 cm
 
Ader Nordmann
Auction "Livres de photographies", 22 March 2012, Lot: 268
 
LL/47266 [Further details available]

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LL/64769
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob A. Riis, 1902, The Battle With the Slum, (New York: The Macmillan Company)
1902
Book cover
 
Archive Farms
 
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LL/64770
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Jacob A. Riis, 1903, The Making of An American, (New York: The Macmillan Company)
1903
Book cover
 
Archive Farms
 
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LL/49292
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Alexander Alland Sr, Jacob A. Riis: Photographer and Citizen, (New York: Aperture, 1993)
1993
Book cover
 
Amazon - USA
 
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LL/49327
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Janet B. Pascal, 2005, Jacob Riis: Reporter and Reformer (Oxford University Press, USA)
2005
Book cover
 
Andrew Cahan: Bookseller, Ltd
 
LL/49327

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LL/49291
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Bonnie Yochelson & Daniel Czitrom,Rediscovering Jacob Riis: Exposure Journalism and Photography in Turn-of-the-Century New York, (New York: New Press, 2007)
2007
Book cover
 
Amazon - USA
 
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LL/67139
Jacob A. Riis
Book cover for Bonnie Yochelson, 2016, Jacob A. Riis: Revealing New York’s Other Half: A Complete Catalog of His Photographs, (Yale University Press in association with the Library of Congress and the Museum of the City of New York)
2016
Book cover
 
Amazon - USA
 
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LL/39236
Jacob A. Riis
Lantern exhibition - The Other Half - How it lives and dies in New York
1888, 3 February
Magazine page
 
Google Books
 
LL/39236 [Further details available]

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LL/39227
Jacob A. Riis
Bird's-Eye View of an East Side Tenement Block (from a drawing by Charles F. Wingate, Esq.)
1897 (published)
Book illustration
 
Harvard University Library
 
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LL/17963
Jacob A. Riis
Birthplace of Jacob Riis, Ribe, Denmark
1987, Summer
Color print
 
Provided by the artists - Gabriele and Helmut Nothhelfer
Courtesy of Gabriele and Helmut Nothhelfer
 
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Contents - Themes & Fragments
Architecture - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Architecture - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Babies - Introduction to babies
Cityscapes - Urban - Early examples of using photography to provide a social commentary
Cityscapes - Urban - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Cityscapes - Urban - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Documentary - Documentary photography and advocacy
Documentary - Early examples of using photography to provide a social commentary
Documentary - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Documentary - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Early social commentary - Early examples of using photography to provide a social commentary
Early social commentary - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Early social commentary - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Evidence - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Evidence - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Family life - Introduction to family life
Family life - Markets
Family life - Motherhood
Genre studies - Markets
History of photography - American photobooks
Homelessness - Homelessness
Housing conditions - Introduction to housing conditions
Housing conditions - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Housing conditions - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Leisure - Leisure: Needle crafts
Magic lanterns - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Magnesium light - Magnesium light in use
New York - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
New York - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Photobooks - American photobooks
Poverty - Introduction to poverty
Poverty - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Poverty - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Retouching, colouring and painting kits - Introduction to retouching
Social life and meeting places - Markets
Social outsiders - Introduction to the portraiture of social outsiders
Sports and pastimes - Leisure: Needle crafts
Street - Different perspectives on nineteenth century street photography
Urban life - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Urban life - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Urban life - Markets
USA - American photobooks
USA - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
USA - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers
Working conditions - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives
Working conditions - Jacob A. Riis: How the Other Half Lives - Book covers


 
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