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    • Allen, Abram; Allen, Vesta Ann Jones

    • Abram Allen and Vesta Ann Jones Allen. Double portrait. Man: black tie, clean shaven. Woman: lace collar, gold earrings, broach, ring. 1/4 size plate. Leather case; oval design. Some discoloration around edges.
    • Daguerreotype; Allen, Abram; Allen, Vesta Allen Jones; Man; Woman
    • 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
    • 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
    • Baby seated in chair

    • Baby, seated in chair, badly stained on lower half. Mat oval gilt with flowers in corner. Case is paper covered wood, 1/2 case missing.
    • Tintype; Babies
    • 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
    • Brisbin, Mrs. H.

    • Mrs. H. Brisbin? Sitter or donor? Woman. Single portrait. Small plain collar, plain dress. 1/6 plate. Paper covered case, square indented mat; good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Brisbin, Mrs. H.; Woman
    • Brutsman, Noah

    • Noah Brutsman, Uncle to Edna Jones Peterson. Fair condition; 1/6 plate; rectangular mat, good condition; green velvet facing with urn of flowers; case is paper covered wood; hinge is broken with metal clasps deteriorating, poor condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Brutsman, Noah; Man
    • Chapin, Benjamin F.

    • Benjamin F. Chapin, Company B, 19th Michigan from Chesire, Allegan County, Mich. 1/6 plate; plain gilt mat; case in paper covered wood with scroll design, in good condition
    • Daguerreotype; Chapin, Benjamin F.; Man
    • 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
    • City of Lansing

    • Landscape view of city of Lansing, c.1855, Lansing House in foreground, taken from original Capitol Building. On plain glass, mat gilt, some tarnish, case is paper covered wood, hinge broken.
    • Ambrotype; Lansing (Mich.); Lansing House
    • Corser, Austin

    • Austin Corser. Black tie & vest, long hair, underchin whiskers. 1/6 plate, oval mat. Paper covered wooden case, with fancy painted medallion of woman in frame on front cover. Good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Corser, Austin; Man
    • Cronkite, Charles M.

    • Charles M. Cronkite, Co. G. 23rd Michigan Infantry, portrait, tarnished and discolored so bad image is barely recognizable, information on back relating to case. "This was carved by C.M. Cronkite of Co. G 164? at Fort C.J. Smith, Arlington...
    • Tintype; Cronkite, Charles M.; Man; Twenty-third Michigan Infantry; Arlington Heigthts (Va.)
    • 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
    • Dare, Woolsey

    • Woolsey Dare, in Civil War uniform, very good condition. Mat, gilt non-pareil, with beaded and scrolled edges. Case is paper covered wood, cross shape in center, scalloped around edge, 1/2 missing, fair condition.
    • Tintype; Dare, Woolsey; Man; Soldiers; Civil War; Military Uniforms
    • Dennis, Elmore Taylor

    • Elmore Taylor Dennis (?) portrait of man holding a compass and ruler. 1/6 plate, oval mat some tarnish. Case is paper covered wood with oval flower design in good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Dennis, Elmore Taylor; Man
    • Double daguerreotype

    • Double daguerreotype with portrait of man on one side, woman on the other side, LaFayette Gillespie on inside. Both 1/6 plate; both oval mat; plain case; paper covered wood with lace design, fair condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Man; Woman

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