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    • Arnold, George B. and friend

    • George B. Arnold and friend, dressed in suits, with Civil War hats on, on rose colored antique glass, surface somewhat scratched. Mat rectangular with scroll work, in excellent condition, case tooled leather covered wood, made to look like a fine...
    • Ambrotype; Arnold, George B.; Men; Military uniforms; Civil War
    • Baldwin, S.A.

    • S.A. Baldwin, born October 28, 1832 in Orleans Co. N.Y., Co. E., 8th Michigan Infantry, killed by accidental discharge of a gun while hunting, died December 29, 1867 at Delta, Michigan. On plain glass, very clear; mat gilt with scroll designs; case...
    • Ambrotype ;Baldwin, S.A.; Eighth Michigan Infantry; Civil War; Soldiers; Man
    • Landscape, tavern at 6 mile road and Woodward Ave.

    • Landscape, tavern at 6 mile road and Woodward Ave., Detroit, where Eleanor Williams Havewell was born 1859, Williams Hotel, buggy and horses along side. 2 story building. Fair condition, rectangular frame, fair condition, 1/2 case missing.
    • Ambrotype; Bars; Williams Hotel; Carriages & coaches; Detroit, (Mich.); Havewell, Eleanor Williams
    • 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
    • Unidentified young boy

    • Unidentified young boy, with long curls, hat in hand standing next to a rocking horse. Excellent condition, non pariel mat; gilt; case paper covered wood; one end board broken out; hinge weak
    • Ambrotype; Boys; Hobby horses
    • Chief Okemos

    • Chief Okemos, seated, holding a cane, some fading around edges. Oval mat with gilt, protective glass broken, backing chipped and peeling away, no case, in fair condition.
    • Ambrotype; Chief Okemos; Man
    • Three children

    • Three children, group portrait, good condition, non-pariel mat, gilt, beaded at edge. Case plastic with coat-of arms design on front and back, excellent condition.
    • Ambrotype; Children
    • Small child

    • Small child, with large bow tie, somewhat faded. Plain glass; mat gilt in good condition; case is paper covered wood with scroll design, hinge broken.
    • Ambrotype; Children
    • Dare, Jerome

    • Jerome Dare, on deep rose antique glass, some fingerprints on glass or plate, mat gilt with scroll work. 1/2 case missing, case plastic made by "Holmes, Booth and Hayden" Waterbury, Conn., fair condition.
    • Ambrotype; Dare, Jerome; Man; Holmes, Booth and Hayden; Waterbury, (Conn.)
    • Dare, William

    • William Dare, in Civil War uniform. On plain glass, backing peeling away, rectangular mat, flowered corners, manufactured by "Holmes, Booth, and Haydins Superfine, Waterbury, Conn. In good condition. 1/2 case missing.
    • Ambrotype; Dare, William; Man; Holmes, Booth and Haydins Superfine; Waterbury (Conn.); Military uniforms; Civil War
    • Dr. Russell Thayer

    • Dr. Russell Thayer, first druggist in Lansing, died 1865. On plain glass, back badly peeled away; mat gilt oval with bouquets of flowers in corners; plastic case with cherubs standing on harp in stage setting, very good condition
    • Ambrotype; Dr. Russell Thayer; Man; Lansing (Mich.)
    • Dunham, Ozro

    • Ozro Dunham, seated, small bow tie, white collar turned down. Good condition, on amber glass; over plain mat; 1/2 case missing; case is paper covered wood.
    • Ambrotype; Dunham, Ozro; Man
    • Farrand, Chester

    • Chester Farrand, Company B, Second Michigan Infantry. On plain glass, lacquered back, in poor condition, oval gilt mat in excellent condition, made by Dean & Emerson, Worchester, Mass. 1/2 case of paper covered wood in fair condition
    • Ambrotype; Farrand, Chester; Man; Dean & Emerson; Worchester (Mass.)
    • Mr. and Mrs. John Freemyre

    • Mr. and Mrs. John Freemyre (Grandparents of Jessie Swift, Grand Ledge?). On plain gass, excellent condition, plain ovel gilt mats, some tarnish. Case plastic made by "Littlefield, Parsons & Co." The sole proprietors and only legal manufactures...
    • Ambrotype; Freemyre, John; Man; Woman; Grand Ledge (Mich.); Littlefield, Parsons & Co.
    • Small girl

    • Small girl in ruffled dress, standing, off the shoulder neckline, painted in gold earrings, pantaletts. On deep amethyst antique glass; mat oval gilt in excellent condition; case is paper covered wood;with bird on grapevine on front of case, hinge...
    • Ambrotype; Girls
    • Painted ambrotype

    • Painted ambrotype on plain glass, of girl reclining on couch, with arm behind head and dress pulled up to show ankles, very suggestive. Backing peeling away, rectangular mat with scroll work; case paper covered wood, with embossed designs, no...
    • Ambrotype; Girls
    • Young girl

    • Likeness of a young girl who with her sister was held in slavery by her own father in northern Alabama. They were both sent north by the 3rd. Michigan Cavalry, presented by Capt. F.C. Anderson. Portrait on raspberry colored antique glass,...
    • Ambrotype; Girls; Alabama; Third Michigan Cavalry; Captain F.C. Anderson
    • 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.)

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