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    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • MS 22:  Civil War diary of Cyrus Bacon  1861-1863 Diary of Cyrus Bacon

    • 1861-1863 diary of Cyrus Bacon. In this diary, Bacon describes daily life in the Seventh Michigan Infantry. He gives vivid accounts of Yorktown, Fair Oaks, White Oak Swamp, Antietam, and Gettysburg.
    • American Civil War; Bacon, Cyrus; Cyrus Bacon; Seventh Michigan Infantry; 7th Michigan Infantry; Assistant Surgeon; Commissioned Officer; Yorktown (Va.); Battle of Yorktown; Seven Days Campaign; Seven Days' Battles, Va., 1862; Battle of Fair Oaks;...
    • 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
    • Jacobus, Mellissa White

    • Millissa White Jacobus, born 09-19-1843, died 10-18-1923, seated, print dress. On antique amethyst glass; gilt non-pareil mat with some tarnish; case is plastic with sheaf of grain and sickle; case manufactured by Littlefield Parsons & Co.
    • Ambrotype; Jacobus, Mellissa White; Woman
    • Unidentified man with beard

    • Unidentified man with beard and large bow tie. On plain glass, of which 1/3 is broken; oval mat with corner scroll design; case is paper covered wood with geometric pattern.
    • Ambrotype; Man
    • Unidentified woman with earrings

    • Unidentified woman with large earrings, ringlets, flower designed dress, lace collar, taffeta bow, neckline with broach in center, boquet of flowers in hand. On plain glass; laquered back is cracked; mat gilt in good condition, no case.
    • Ambrotype; Woman
    • 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
    • Moss, Myron S.

    • Myron S. Moss with large bow tie. Black lacquer and black paper background; on plain glass; oval gilt mat with scroll corners; case is paper covered wood in fair condition.
    • Ambrotype; Moss, Myron S.; Man
    • 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.)
    • 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
    • Woman in dark dress

    • Woman in dark dress with gloves. Gilt mat with flower and leaf design; case is paper covered wood with cross design in center; fair condition, hinge weak.
    • Ambrotype; Woman
    • Jenison, Fletcher

    • Fletcher Jenison, father of William F., came from Byron, N.Y., to settle in Eagle, Mich. in 1838. Man holding cane. Seated, on antique cranberry glass, excellent condition; oval gilt mat, case paper covered wood with hing broken, and bottom board...
    • Ambrotype; Jenison, Fletcher; Man
    • Seated couple

    • Seated couple, woman with unusual bonnet. Plain gilt mat; case is paper covered wood. Hinge broken. Fair condition.
    • Ambrotype; Man; Woman
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified older man with white hair, suit, tie and coat on. Excellent condition. Plain gile mat, oval with beading around edge, case of leather covered wood with urn in center; in excellent condition.
    • Ambrotype; Man
    • Tallman, Harlow V. ; Tallman, Henry S.

    • Harlow V. and Henry S. Tallman, Co. C., 8th Michigan Infantry. On plain glass, in fair condition; mat gilt scroll design with flowers in corner; case is paper covered wood: half missing mat made by Dean & Emerson, Worchester, Mass.
    • Ambrotype; Tallman, Harlow V.; Tallman, Henry S.; Civil War; Soldiers; Men; Eigth Michigan Infantry
    • Unidentified woman

    • Unidentified woman, seated with arm on table, long earrings, crocheted collar with broach, shawl. In excellent condition, gilt oval frame, case of velvet covered wood, made to look like a book, clasp gone, in fair condition
    • Ambrotype; Woman
    • Wiley, Sanford

    • Sanford Wiley, on plain glass, black laquered back which has cracked and peeled. Mat oval with stamped border, good condition; case is paper covered wood with flower design, hinge broken, fair condition.
    • Ambrotype; Wiley, Sanford; Man

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