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J. Ottman Lithographic Company

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J. Ottmann Litho Co.
Ottman Lithographic Company
The J. Ottman Lithographic Company was the lithographer for the humor magazine Puck. In 1874 Jacob Ottman formed Mayer, Merkel & Ottman with partners Vincent Mayer and August Merkel. After Mayer and Merkel retired in 1885, the first was renamed J. Ottman Lithographing Company. Ottman died in 1890, but the firmed remained in business until the beginning of the 20th century.
“Jacquelyn A. Ottman Collection of J. Ottmann Lithographing Company 1880-1920 (bulk 1880-1890) PR 281.” Accessed August 19, 2015. Link