Edwin B. Fisk

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Collection Gallup
Description Albumen Print on visiting card cream colored mount with black ink of Edwin B. Fisk.
MARKS: Back: W. F. Webster/photographer/Oshkosh, Wis.
Year Range from 1864
Year range to 1866
Notes 3/4 seated view of Edwin Brown Fisk wearing a dark three-piece suit. He is portly in build and clean shaven.
Edwin Brown Fisk was born in Lee, Oneida County, New York on March 15, 1815, the son of Polly Wilkinson and Jabez Fisk. He married Adeline Sanborn in Waukesha County on January 30, 1844 and the couple had five children: Frances Helen Cornish; Marshal Sanborn Fisk; Almeda Gallup; Charles Jay Fisk; and Edwin Delbert Fisk. All three boys died of tuberculosis as young men. He came to Winnebago County prior to 1850 and owned a large farm at Fisk's Corners, WI. He moved into the City of Oshkosh in the late 1860s and held several small political offices. Edwin died in Oshkosh on November 29, 1891.
Object ID P2000.3.8
Object Name carte de visite
People Fisk, Edwin Brown
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size H=4 W=2 1/2 in
Subjects Portrait photographs
Title Edwin B. Fisk
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