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CDV Mugshot

Opening: $35
Hammer Price: $80
SOLD
Skylight Gallery 29
October 2009

Unusual CDV-format criminal "mugshot" of Jacob Scheingold, alias "Cleveland Jake," with a card bearing the number "4968" posed over his head. Inscribed on reverse with various information about the subject including details of his latest arrest.   ( Inventory# ic536 )

Bottom of card is trimmed, perhaps to remove the photographer's imprint.

Reverse of card reads:
"No. 4968 / See no. 4006 / Name: Jacob Scheingold / Alias: Cleveland Jake / Age: 19 / Height: 5 ft. 5 5/8 / Complexion: Dark / Eyes: Med. Check. / Hair: Black / Beard: --- / Teeth: 1 front upper gold / Nose: Roman / Weight: 189# / Where Born: Cleveland O. / Occupation: Clerk / Charge: Robbery - Beg. Mail - 2.../ Arrested by: Ohara Bruder Bernhard / Date of Arrest: Mar. 27 1901 / Remarks: Face pitted from smallpox / Robbed C. T. Davis 1302 E. Madison W. of watch & chain val. $5 & $1 in cash threatening to expose C. T. Davis if he would not give him $75. / Residence: 619 Scovill Ave."

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