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Documentary
19th Century Jacob Riis and How the Other Half Live
 
  
Images selected by
Alan Griffiths
 
As the quality of the halftone images in the nineteenth century books of Jacob Riis are poor I'm seeking scans of photographs. 
  
Introduction 
  

Acknowledgements:  
  
Christie's - New York, Creative Commons - Wikipedia, Google Books, Harvard University Library, National Portrait Gallery - Smithsonian Institution, Private collection of Edward Grazda.
 
  
Photographers 
  
Jacob A. Riis 
 
Themes 
  
Architecture 
Cityscapes - Urban 
Documentary 
Early social commentary 
Housing conditions 
New York 
Poverty 
Urban life 
USA 

 
 
  

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