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2010.10.31 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
The woman in this black and white photograph is using a Barber-Colman hand-knotter, patented on April 23, 1901. Notice the woman's elaborate hair, dress, and jewelry. This picture appeared in the Barber-Colman Employee Association Yearbook, "Knots,"…

2005.34.201c 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
A close-up of a woman working on a spooling machine with a hand-knotter, a Colman invention that was patented on April 23, 1901. This reproduction photograph originated from a glass plate negative in a Barber-Colman collection.
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