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HomeContentsOnline exhibitions > Documentary: 19th Century Jacob Riis and How the Other Half Live

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ThumbnailJacob 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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ThumbnailUnidentified photographer 
Jacob Riis (3 May 1849 - 26 May 1914) 
1900 (ca) 
Gelatin silver print 
24.5 cm x 14.2 cm (9 5/8 x 5 9/16) 
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution 
Gift of Howard Greenberg [NPG.96.16] 
  

  
LL/16693
ThumbnailJacob 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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ThumbnailJacob 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) 
  

  
LL/39211
ThumbnailJacob 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 

  
LL/39212
ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
Hell's Kitchen and Sebastopol 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 

  
LL/39213
ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
Upstairs in Blindman's Alley 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 

  
LL/39214
ThumbnailJacob 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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ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
The Bend 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 
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LL/39210
ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
Bandits' Roost 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 
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LL/39209
ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
Bandits' Roost [58 1-2 Mulberry Street] 
1890 (before) 
 
Creative Commons - Wikipedia 
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LL/39216
ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
Bottle Alley 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 
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LL/39217
ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
Lodgers in a Crowded Bayard Street Tenement - "Five cents a spot" 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 
14 
  
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ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
An All-Night Two-Cent Restaurant, in "The Bend" 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 
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ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
The Tramp 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 
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LL/39220
ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
In a Chinese Joint 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 
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LL/39221
ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
The Official Organ of Chinatown 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 
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ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
A Market Street in the Jewish Quarter 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 
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ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
The Old Clo'e's Man - In the Jewish Quarters 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 
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ThumbnailJacob A. Riis 
Knee-pants at Forty-five Cents a Dozen - A Ludlow Street Sweater's Shop 
1897 (published) 
Book illustration 
Harvard University Library 

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