Los Angeles Home of Isaias and Esther Hellman, ca. 1880
In 1876, Isaias and Esther Hellman built a thirteen-room mansion on the corner of 4th and Main Streets, in one of Los Angeles’s best neighborhoods. This engraving of their home, which was praised as one of the most magnificent in Southern California, was published in 1880.
Source: John Albert Wilson, History of Los Angeles County, California, with illustrations descriptive of its scenery, residences, fine blocks and manufactories. Oakland: Thompson & West, 1880, p. 34.