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    • Gram, William

    • William Gram, Cass County, 1860. Ambrotype in poor condition on cranberry red glass; upper left corner broken, many scratches.
    • Ambrotype; Gram, William; Man; Cass County (Mich.)
    • Attison, Thomas E.

    • Thomas E. Attison, Civil War soldier, Co. B. 26th Michigan Infantry with uniform, in poor condition, emulsion flaking off, written in back of tintype, "...killed at Spottsylvania, VA., May 13, 1864, a good soldier. A good boy compliment of his...
    • Tintype; Attison, Thomas E.; Soldiers; Civil War; Military uniforms; Man; Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified man, stern look, hair combed over ears, black suit and tie. 1/4 plate, case paper covered wood oval and scroll design, hinge broken, gilt scroll design mat, good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Man
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified man, large bow tie with stick pin, hair combed over ears. Velvet backed non-pareil gilt mat; case is paper covered wood with flower and leaf scroll design, hinge broken.
    • Ambrotype; Man
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified man, coat, vest and tie, excellent condition. Mat, gilt, oval with flower and leaf design, in good condition. Case of paper covered wood with leaf design in excellent condition.
    • Tintype; Man
    • Lincoln, Abraham

    • Lincoln side of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin Campaign button, 1860 circular, gilt, tin with Abraham Lincoln stamped on outside with year 1860 on bottom with flowers and leaves between the dark and lettering, portrait of Lincoln, fair...
    • Tintype; Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Man
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified man, seated with beard, coat, vest and tie, with hand grasping lapel of coat; in excellent condition. Mat, rectangular, with floral and leaf pattern; excellent condition. Case is paper covered wood, with oval scroll design, badly...
    • Tintype; Man
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified man in standing pose with arms folded across chest. Man is dressed in plaid vest, high collared white shirt. There are books on stand next to him. 1/6 plate; rectangular mat; good condition. Beautiful red plush with three flowers...
    • Daguerreotype; Man
    • Unidentified Civil War soldier

    • Unidentified Civil War soldier, wearing lieutenant bars on shoulders, with sword on belt, seated. Beautiful scalloped mat with intricate patterns, case of paper covered wood with scalloped designs, 1/2 case missing.
    • Tintype; Civil War; Soldiers; Man; Military Uniforms
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified man, seated, arm rested on side table, dressed in coat, vest, tie, mustasche, excellent condition. Mat, gilt oval with scoll works in corners. Case leather covered wood with flowers in center surrounded by scroll, in good condition. ...
    • Tintype; Man;
    • Parents of Austin Corser

    • Parents of Austin Corser. Double portrait. Man: dark glasses. Woman: lace cap, holding open book. 1/6 plate embellished square mat. Paper covered case, with urn of flowers; front half missing. Good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Corser, Austin; Man; Woman; Families
    • Unidentified woman seated on divan

    • Unidentified woman, seated on divan, braided hat with tassles, satin dress, crocheted collar with bow tie, ruffled sleeves, print has been slightly solarized. In fair condition, oval gilt mat, with flowered corners. Case is plastic with indent of...
    • Tintype; Woman
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified man in seated pose. Poor condition, badly fogged. 1/6 plate; oval mat, good condition; case is paper covered wood with floral design; hinge broken.
    • Daguerreotype; Man
    • Outside landscape of hotel

    • Outside landscape of hotel (no name) 2 story, wagons loaded with goods, buggies, men in top hats. Fair condition, emulsion cracked, tarnished, black velvet backing, mat rectangular gilt. Case is paper covered wood, one side gone, hinge weak,...
    • Ambrotype; Hotels; Wagons; Men
    • Thayer, George W.

    • "George W. Thayer, taken in 1852" inscribed on inside cover. Very good condition; 1/6 plate; oval mat braided; case is of unusual oval green velvet in good condition; clasp and hinge in good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Thayer, George W.; Man
    • Man with child

    • Man with child on lap. On rose colored antique glass, surface scratched; mat oval in good condition; case 1/2 missing; case is paper covered wood in poor condition.
    • Ambrotype; Man; Children
    • Horton, Thomas

    • Thomas Horton, Company G. 19th Michigan Infantry, in Civil War uniform, without hat, mat non-pareil with flowers and leaves, gilt, case paper covered wood with entwined leaf dign, in fair condition> Made by Holmes, Booth, and Hayden, Waterbury,...
    • Tintype; Horton, Thomas; Nineteenth Michigan Infantry; Civil War; Military uniforms; Man
    • Sisters of John Freemyre

    • Double daguerreotype, sisters of John Freemyre (ancestors or Mrs. Jessie Swift of Grand Ledge) seated pose with hands on lap, beautiful floral print dresses, with embroidered high collars closed with a cameo pin. 1/6 plate, rectangular mat with...
    • Daguerreotype; Families; Women; Grand Ledge (Mich.);Sisters
    • Unidentified woman

    • Unidentified woman with Mona Lisa smile, cameo around neck. On deep amethyst glass, non-pariel mat, gilt, good condition, case paper covered wood with scroll design on front oand back, fair condition.
    • Ambrotype; Woman

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