Jacob August Riis
American, born Denmark
(Ribe, Denmark, 1849 - 1914, Barre, Massachusetts)
Home of an Italian Ragpicker, Jersey Street
1894; printed ca. 1946
gelatin silver print
Jacob August Riis,
Home of an Italian Ragpicker, Jersey Street,
1894; printed ca. 1946;
gelatin silver print,
7 3/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (19.69 cm x 24.77 cm);
Evelyn and Walter Haas Fund purchase;
7 3/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (19.69 cm x 24.77 cm)
Evelyn and Walter Haas Fund purchase
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