Jacob Riis (1849-1914)

This is a portrait of Jacob Riis, a Danish-American journalist, photographer and social reformer. In 1877 he became a police reporter for the New York Tribune and later for the New York Evening Sun. His reports on poverty in New York City culminated in his first book, "How the Other Half Lives."

Date:
1903
Original Format:
Photographic Print
Item#:
45.709
Height:
2672px
Width:
1847px
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