|Dates||born Germany, 1896 - 1990|
|Died||Concord, New Hampshire, United States|
"I was born to photography," Lotte Jacobi explained of her chosen medium. Indeed, her great-grandfather had met Jacques Louis Mandé Daguerre around 1840, purchasing equipment and a license to make
Jacobi and her sister Ruth Jacobi Roth opened a studio in New York when they resettled that year. Jacobi's celebrated subjects included Alfred Stieglitz, Eleanor Roosevelt, and J. D. Salinger. In 1955, she moved to New Hampshire, where she continued to photograph until her death at age ninety-three.