Jacob August Riis
American, born Denmark
(Ribe, Denmark, 1849 - 1914, Barre, Massachusetts)
Night in Gotham Court
ca. 1894, printed ca. 1946
gelatin silver print
Not currently on view in the museum
7 13/16 in. x 9 11/16 in. (19.84 cm x 24.61 cm)
Collection of the Sack Photographic Trust
poverty, tenement houses, sleeping, overcrowding, dirt, squalor
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