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Samuel Tolman House
Samuel Tolman House
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 Nothing much is known of Samuel Tolman.

The Edward A. Huebener collection of over 100 bricks originally collected by Mr. Huebener exhibits brick paintings of the houses from which the bricks came. The bricks have upon them painted scenes of (mostly) old Dorchester houses and landmarks. To see a list of all the bricks, choose the term Architecture in the list at the left of the screen and choose the first subsection -- the Edward A. Huebener Brick Collection and scroll to the bottom of that page to see icons for all the bricks.

Possible model used for painting
Samuel Tolman House
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 This photograph owned by the Dorchester Historical Society may have been used as a model for the painting on brick.

Inset map of Dorchester Center
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 Detail from 1858 Walling map of Norfolk County. There is a J. Tolman on the west side of Washington Street just a little north of J.C. Hewin’s B.S. Shop. That this location might be that of the Samuel Tolman House is only supposition.

Related Images: showing 8 of 1526 (more results)
Here are some images from the Atheneum archive related to this topic. Click on any of these images to open a slideshow of all 1526 images.
Last Indian Camp on Savin HillPutnam Nail Company advertising cardEmily A Fifield School, Dunbar AvenueFrank V Thompson School, Maxwell Street
Elsie G. PhelanHumphrey Sullivan159 Walnut Street 9-14-2012James Blake House
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Created: March 14, 2010   Modified: April 16, 2011