Jacob August Riis

American, born Denmark (Ribe, Denmark, 1849 - 1914, Barre, Massachusetts)

Home of an Italian Ragpicker, Jersey Street

1894; printed ca. 1946
photograph | gelatin silver print
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  • Home of an Italian Ragpicker, Jersey Street

    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); Collection SFMOMA, Evelyn and Walter Haas Fund purchase;


7 3/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (19.69 cm x 24.77 cm)
Acquired 1995
Collection SFMOMA
Evelyn and Walter Haas Fund purchase
95.145

Tags

women, infants, labor, ragpickers, refuse, poverty, ladders, interiors


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