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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
    • Arnold, George B. and friend

    • Portrait of George B. Arnold, with friend, 1862-1865. Dexter. Enlisted in company D, Twentieth Infantry, Aug. 9, 1862, at Dexter, for 3 years, age 21. Mustered Aug. 18, 1862. Corporal June 2, 1864. Sergeant June 6, 1864. First Sergeant Nov. 1,...
    • Arnold, George B. ; George B. Arnold; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; ; Twentieth Michigan Infantry ; 20th Michigan Infantry; corporal ; sergeant ; first sergeant ; sergeant major ; second lieutenant ; first lieutenant ; adjutant...
    • 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
    • Baldwin, Samuel A.

    • Portrait of Samuel A. Baldwin c.1860. (Veteran), Watertown. Enlisted in company E, Eighth Infantry, as Corporal, Aug. 15, 1861, at Lansing, for 3 years, age 18. Mustered Sept. 23, 1861. Taken prisoner Sept. 2, 1862. First Sergeant Sept. 1863. ...
    • Baldwin, Samuel A. ;Samuel A. Baldwin; Watertown (Mich.) ; Lansing (Mich.)
    • 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
    • Clemence, Nathaniel F.

    • Portrait of Nathaniel F. Clemence. Kalamazoo. Enlisted in company I, Seventh Infantry, Aug. 5, 1861, at Galesburg for 3 years, age 19. Mustered Aug. 22, 1861. Wounded in action June 30, 1862. Discharged for disability at Baltimore, Md. Dec 25,...
    • American Civil War; Nathaniel F. Clemence; Clemence, Nathaniel F.; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Kalamazoo (Mich.); private;
    • 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
    • Double portrait

    • Double portrait of unknown man and woman, she's wearing a bonnet on head, beautiful crocheted collar with cameo, he is dressed in high collar white shirt, vest, coat, and tie. On plain glass, backing peeling away; mats are oval gilt with scroll...
    • Ambrotype; Woman; Man
    • 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.)
    • Farrand, Chester

    • Portrait of Chester Farrand, 1861-1863. Royal Oak. Enlisted in company B, Second Infantry, May 10, 1861, at Hudson, for 3 years, age 22. Mustered May 25, 1861. Corporal. Killed in action at Fair Oaks, Va., May 31, 1863. (Descriptive Roll...
    • Farrand, Chester;Chester Farrand; American Civil War ; ; noncommissioned officer ; Second Michigan Infantry ;2nd Michigan Infantry; corporal ; Royal Oak (Mich.) ; Hudson (Mich.) ; Fair Oaks (Va.)
    • 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.)
    • Griffin, Peggy L.

    • Grandmother Page, Peggy L. Griffin, born 05-30-1781, died 02-06-1856, was married to Webster Page in 1805 who died Oct. 1819. Oval mat with scroll corners, good condition; case is paper covered wood with geometric design, fair condition; mat made...
    • Ambrotype; Woman; Griffin, Peggy L.; Worchester (Mass.)
    • Hastings, Smith H.

    • Portrait of Smith H. Hastings. Enlisted in company C, First Infantry, April 24, 1861, at Coldwater, for 3 months, age 18. Mustered out at Detroit, Mich., Aug. 7, 1861. Re-entered service in company M, Fifth Cavalry, as First Lieutenant, at...
    • American Civil War; Smith H. Hastings; Hastings, Smith H.; Fifth Michigan Cavalry; 5th Michigan Cavalry; Coldwater (Mich.); private; First Lieutenant; commissioned officer; captain; major; lieutenant colonel; colonel; horse;
    • Hawley, Harriet C.

    • Double portrait of Harriet C. Hawley, one on ambrotype and another on ferrotype, same person on both at different ages. Ambrotype shows Harriet C. Hawley seated wearing a shoulder cut dress, earrings, broach, and necklace hand painted, lace...
    • Ambrotype; Hawley, Harriet C.; Women
    • Howland, William

    • Portrait of William Howland. Burlington. Enlisted in company D, First Sharpshooters, Jan. 10, 1863, at Burlington for 3 years, age 42. Mustered March 31, 1863. Discharged on Surgeon's certificate of disability at Philadelphia, Pa., Jan 31, 1865.
    • American Civil War; William Howland; Howland, William; First Michigan Sharpshooters; 1st Michigan Sharpshooters; private; Burlington (Mich.);
    • Interior scene

    • Interior scene, of either an apothacary, or possibly doctor's office, cabinet with many bottles, mortar and pestle on shelf, books on table, deer antler foot stool in foreground. Some scratches, plain glass; black laquer backing; no mat; no...
    • Ambrotype; Interior architecture; Apothecaries


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