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    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • Wing, Thomas

    • Thomas Wing, (ancestor of Jessie Swift, Grand Ledge) 1/6 plate, oval mat with gilt trim, excellent condition. Case is paper covered wood embossed with shield and eagle with gilt trim, excellent condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Wing, Thomas; Man
    • King, George D.

    • George D. King, Co. "1", Twenty-first Michigan Infantry, man in straw top hat and beard. On plain glass, with some tarnish on edges; rectangular mat with flower and leaf design in corners; 1/2 case missing, poor condition.
    • Ambrotype; King, George D.; Man; Twenty-First Michigan Infantry
    • Unidentified Civil War soldier

    • Unidentified full length portrait, of Civil War Soldier, blanket used as back drop, taken outside. No protective glass, oval gilt mat with flowers in corner, case paper covered wood in poor condition, 1/2 missing.
    • Tintype; Soldiers; Civil War; Military Uniforms; Man
    • Unidentified woman

    • Unidentified woman in dark dress, white collar, velvet ribbon around neck on red antique glass. Fair condition, oval gilt mat with symbols in corners, beautiful blue plush facing, case paper covered wood in excellent condition.
    • Ambrotype; Woman
    • Young boy

    • Young boy, with jacket and turned down white collar. On deep rose antique glass; mat decorated non-parill gilt, excellent condition; case is paper covered wood with scroll design, half missing, poor condition.
    • Ambrotype; Boys
    • Miss Cheney

    • Miss Cheney, Rochester, N.Y., young girl seated, with print dress, bracelets on arms, necklace, hair in ringlets. Excellent condition, mat, oval gilt, with flags, ship, cannon, stars, etc. Words "Constitution and Union" printed on lower half,...
    • Tintype; Miss Cheney; Rochester (N.Y.)
    • 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
    • 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.)
    • Newman, Perry E.

    • Perry E. Newman, Co. E. 29th Infantry, age 16 1/2, in Civil War uniform, rifle at side, with bayonet attached, painted background, gilt painted pompons on coat, scratched, fair condition, full standing pose, mat rectangular gilt with floral design,...
    • Tintype; Newman, Perry E.; Twenty-ninth Michigan Infantry; Civil War; Military uniforms; Man
    • Mullet, Oscar

    • Oscar Mullet of Detroit wearing high collar white shirt, vest tie and coat. Excellent condition; 1/6 plate, gilt ma, tarnished; no case.
    • Daguerreotype; Mullet, Oscar; Detroit (Mich.); Man
    • Unidentified young boy

    • Unidentified young boy, seated, wearing coat, shirt, tie, very good condition, with minimal flaking in spots. Oval gilt mat, plain. Case is paper covered wood with flower bouquet design, 1/2 case missing.
    • Tintype; Boys
    • 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
    • Unidentified woman in black dress

    • Unidentified woman in black dress with white collar and sleeves, black lace mitts, gilt ring and broach. On amber glass; mat oval gilt; case is papier mache' with mother of pearl inlay; hinge broken.
    • Ambrotype; Woman
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified man, standing, with hat on, hand on chair, checked pants, dark coat, fair condition. Elipitical gilt mat, clover design, case is paper covered wood, hinge broken, in fair condion.
    • Tintype; Man
    • Unidentified woman

    • Unidentified woman, wide collar with broach, satin dress, seated. On plain glass, emulsion scratched, non-pariel mat with leaf bursts in corner, some tarnish, case is paper covered wood in fair condition.
    • Ambrotype; Woman


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