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Title John R. Forbes
Catalog Number P1983.1.27
Accession number 7036
Object Name Cabinet Card
Description Gelatin print on card mount of John R. Forbes.
Date 1883-1886
People Forbes, John R.
Subjects Portrait photographs
Male
Pharmacists
Farmers
Lumbermen
Photographer Ely, Cook
Copyright Oshkosh Public Museum
Collection Caswell Family
Catalog date 2005-03-29
Cataloged by Cross, Scott
Medium Photographic Paper/Cardstock
Notes Bust view of John R. Forbes. He wears a dark coat with white shirt and windsor tie.
John R. Forbes was in partnership with Henry Clay Caswell, Sr. in a pharmacy in 1872. He married Cornelia H. Buck Richards in Oshkosh November 11, 1875. When the shop was burned out, he turned to farming and investment in pine lands. He died February 5, 1886.
Orig/copy Original