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2005.34.157b 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
A black and white full-length photograph of Howard D. Colman (1873-1942), founder of the Barber-Colman Company, in his mid-forties. For a similar view of this same room but with a different subject, see photo 2010.10.10. …

2005.34.156a 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
A sepia-tone photograph of Barber-Colman founder Howard Darling Colman (1873-1942) in his late fifties. The picture is mounted on a piece of thick, heavy pressed board. The photo also appears in Jon Lundin's book Master Inventor (2006, p. 289) and…

2005.34.137 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
The note typed on the back of this photograph, made of thick but flexible cloth-like paper, states, "Warp Tying Machine No. 1 - 1904." This Howard Colman invention was awarded a patent on November 25, 1913.

2007.34.158a 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
A black and white photograph showing a young, bespectacled Howard Colman (1873-1942) on the day he married Bertha Maguire, June 17, 1902. In Jon Lundin's book Master Inventor (2006, p. 336), Lundin states, "After a honeymoon in Alaska, the Colmans…

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.

84.38.77 96 dpi watermarked.jpg
A young Howard Colman (1873-1942) is pictured here checking fabric on one of his inventions. This photograph is in Jon Lundin's book Master Inventor (2006, p. 18-19) with this caption: "Colman and his warp drawing-in machine (D.I.M.) in the 1890s.…
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