Upstairs in Blindman's Alley Artist: Jacob Riis (American, born Denmark, 1849–1914)


Gelatin silver print


image: 9 1/2 × 7 13/16 in. (24.1 × 19.8 cm)
sheet: 9 7/8 × 8 1/16 in. (25.1 × 20.4 cm)

Credit Line

Everett V. Meeks, B.A. 1901, Fund

Accession Number



20th century


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  • "Acquisitions 2009," in "State of the Art: Contemporary Sculpture," special issue, Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2009), 188
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gelatin silver prints


Recto, upper left in ink: 50 v\r\nRecto, upper right in graphite: H\r\nRecto, center, stamp: Print # __192 (in blue ink)__, Photograph By Jacob A. Riis, Print from Original Plate, by Alexander Alland\r\nRecto, lower center in graphite: JR-61\r\nRecto, lower center in graphite: PF67630\r\n

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