This photograph shows Mulberry Bend, a place surrounding a curve on Mulberry Street. Mulberry Bend was described as one of the worst parts of the Five Points slum by Jacob Riis in the book "How the Other Half Lives".
Jacob A. Riis Collection
Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis (1849-1914); by descent to his son, Roger William Riis (1894-1953).
Place of Creation/Discovery:
Chinatown (New York, N.Y.)
Museum of the City of New York. Gift of Roger William Riis, 1990.
Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis (1849-1914). Museum of the City of New York. 184.108.40.206
Height: 6 inches, Width: 7 inches
Jacob A. (Jacob August) Riis (1849-1914)