William Hume

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Description Gelatin print on cabinet card of William Hume.
Year Range from 1893
Year range to 1898
Medium Cardstock/Photographic Paper/Gold Leaf
Notes Bust view portrait of William Hume in later life. He wears a dark suit and tie and has a gray beard.
William hume was born in Northumberland, Scotland. He married Rebecca Airis. He immigrated to the US and settled in Rock County, Wisconsin. He came to Oshkosh in 1867. They had at least two sons: John W. and Jay Hume. He was part owner of Gould, Hume & Company lumber and was a dealer in sashes, doors and blinds. In 1879 he was part owner in Hume & Washburn Company. He died December 12, 1907 in Oshkosh.
Object ID P2002.3.149
Object Name cabinet card
People Hume, William
Place Oshkosh, WI
Print size H=8.2 W=4 in
Subjects Portrait photographs
Aged persons
Lumber industry
Emigration & immigration
Title William Hume
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