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.
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."