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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.…

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…

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…

2005.34.137 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.

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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