Advertising Card for Ben Wisebart, Clothier, circa 1876
Advertising card that reads "Ben Wisebart Wide Awake Clothier, 366 Larimer St., Denver, Colorado." Wisebart was elected mayor of Central City, Colo. in 1876. His sister was Frances Wisebart Jacobs. This photograph of the card was taken circa 1978.
- circa 1876
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2 items (advertising card)
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
Good 5 x 3 inches black and white
There are minor tears and worn edges, back of picture has been taped. (BLS, 2010-12-07)
Donated by Milton Morris.
Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, page 12.
Inscription and Marks
On envelope: ''#232 Ben Wisebart, Clothier Advertising card, not photo, but do treat as graphic''.
- From the Collection: University of Denver. Center for Judaic Studies. Ira M. Beck Memorial Collection of Rocky Mountain Jewish History (Organization)
- From the Collection: Rocky Mountain Jewish Historical Society (Organization)