James B. Tolman

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Record 57/261
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
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Collection Tolman Family
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Description Albumen print on cardstock of James B. Tolman.
Year Range from 1864
Year range to 1866
Medium Photographic Paper/Cardstock
Notes Bust view image of James B. Tolman. He wears a dark frock coat with velvet collars; black silk vest; white shirt; and cravat. He wears a beard without moustache.
James Broad Tolman was born March 26, 1812 in Needham, MA. He was married to Mary A. Felton on January 15, 1835. The couple had at least three children: William W. Tolman; Benjamin Franklin Tolman; and Lucy Tolman Forbes. He came to Oshkosh in 1857. He went into the lumber business with Alden Choate. He later was in partnership with Marshall Harris in the same business. He died October 12, 1896.
Object ID P1991.40.1
Object Name Print, Albumen
People Tolman, James Broad
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size 7" x 9"
Subjects Portrait photographs
Lumber industry
Title James B. Tolman
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