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Home of Abraham Jacobs, circa 1880

Identifier: B063.02.0010.00001


View of the exterior of the Abraham and Frances Wisebart Jacobs home at 16th Ave. and Welton St., Denver, Colo. View shows surrounding fence, with neighborhood homes, trees and streetcar lines visible in the background. Abraham Jacobs was a clothing merchant, his wife Frances was impetus behind founding of National Jewish Hospital.


  • circa 1880


Digital Repository

Home of Abraham Jacobs

Rights and Usage Statement

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2 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

Good 6 x 4 inches albumen black and white Cabinet photographs Secondary support of cardboard measures 5 x 7 inches.

Condition Report

Yellowing of photograph, bend across photograph, some soiling on photograph and some loss on card around the edges. (TKW, 2008-05-07)


Original owners were Abraham and Frances Wisebart Jacobs. The photograph was given to Jean Morris, their great-niece, who donated it to the Beck Archives in 1977. Related material may be found in the Frances Wisebart Jacobs Clothing and Other Material, B148.


Title from back of photograph:: Home of A Jacobs, 16th Welton St.
Title supplied by archivist. ||Appears in ''Images of America: Jewish Denver 1859-1940,'' by Dr. Jeanne Abrams, on page 11.

Inscription and Marks

On front of photograph, printed on the card portion: ''A.E. Rinehart, Denver, Colo.'' On back of photograph: ''A.E. Rinehart'' and: ''Duplicates can be had at any time'' in gold colored script, with gold colored logo: ''Larimer Street, 413 Denver, Col.'' Handwritten on the back: ''Home of A Jacobs, 16th Welton St., Before Masonic Temple was built there.''


Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and Archives Repository

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