[Danish-born American Photographer, 1849-1914]
Jacob Riis Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Museum of Modern Art, New York City Pictures from Image Archives:
Includes biographical information about the artist
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen, France (in French)
.PDF document with some information about a recent exhibition
Wikimedia Commons Image Database Articles and Reference Sites:
5.000 Meisterwerke der Fotografie (in German)
Masters of Photography
The History Project at U.C. Davis
USC Annenberg School for Communication
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Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Jacob Riis
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
|Look Inside Books:
|Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.
|Search Inside Books:
|Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
How the Other Half Lives
The Battle with the Slum