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Michel Saliman Portrait, between 1890-1900

Identifier: B063.08.0031.0007.00001


Formal portrait of Michel Saliman. Michel Saliman was born in Russia in 1852. He came to Denver in 1886 and died in 1910. He was a leader of west Denver and when he died it was said that ''all of West Colfax shut down.''


  • between 1890-1900

Rights and Usage Statement

This Item is protected by copyright and/or related rights. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. In addition, no permission is required from the rights-holder(s) for educational uses. For other uses, you need to obtain permission from the rights-holder(s).


1 Items (photograph)

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The collection contains materials intentionally assembled by the Ira M. and Peryle Hayutin Beck Memorial Archives of Jews in the Rocky Mountain region. The bulk of the photographs are from or related to various towns in Colorado, but the collection also contains photographs from other states in the western United States and other countries. There are some 19th century photograph types represented in the collection, including albumen prints, daguerrotypes, tintypes, post cards, colorized prints, cabinet cards, and cartes-de-visite.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Fair Photograph has been tinted. 16 x 10 inches color

Condition Report

The photo and backing are warped. there are a few small tears and loss around the edge of the photo. There is a tear in the cardboard backing that does not show on the front of the photo. (TKW, 2009-06-01)


Donated by Mrs. Richard Saliman in 1976. Richard Saliman is the grandson of Michel Saliman.


Title supplied by archivist.

Inscription and Marks

Written on the back of the photograph: ''Michel Saliman (1852?-1910), Arrived Denver 1886. Property of Mrs. Sam Yoelin (Mildred Saliman) 1350 Grape St.)''

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

2150 East Evans Avenue
Denver CO 80208
(303) 871-3428