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    • Dr. Edward Batwell

    • Dr. Edward Batwell, Surgeon 14th Michigan Infantry, made by "Christofle" stamped in metal, man seated wtih stethoscope in hand. Fair condition, 1/6 plate; rectangular mat; 1/2 case, paper covered wood.
    • Daguerreotype; Fourteenth Michigan Infantry; Man; Civil War; Surgeons; Dr. Edward Batwell
    • 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
    • Unidientified man

    • Unidentified man, head and shoulder pose, beautiful tonal qualities, hand colored. 1/6 plate; oval mat, excellent condition; case is paper covered wood with floral designs; inside facing missing.
    • Daguerreotype; Man
    • Uncle Sam and Aunt Mary Smith

    • Uncle Sam and Aunt Mary Smith (from Mrs. Jessie Swift, Grand Ledge) seated couple, long dress, embroidered collar and cuffs, man with suit, white shirt with high collar and black bow tie. 1/4 plate, gilted mat with some tarnish, facing cover, rich...
    • Daguerreotype; Man; Woman;
    • Fletcher, George N.

    • George N. Fletcher of Oberlin College, Ohio in seated pose wearing high collar white shirt with large tie and vest. Fair to poor condition; 1/6 plate; hexagonal mat, good condition; case is paper covered wood with lyre design on front.
    • Daguerreotype; Fletcher, George N.; Man
    • Unidentified portrait of two men and one woman

    • Unidentified portrait of 2 men and 1 woman all seated. One is father of Jessie Swift, Grand Ledge, woman seated in center, long curls to shoulders, long dress with flared cuffs, each man in suit, vest, white shirt and tie. 1/9 [?] plate,...
    • Daguerreotype; Men; Woman; Grand Ledge (Mich.)
    • Unidentified woman with striped dress

    • Unidentified woman with striped dress on chair with one arm and hand to face, beautiful pose and tonality. 1/6 plate; oval mat with floral design; case is paper covered wood with gilt on inside, floral design on both sides of case in good...
    • Daguerreotype; Woman
    • Sisters of John Freemyre

    • Double daguerreotype, sisters of John Freemyre (ancestors or Mrs. Jessie Swift of Grand Ledge) seated pose with hands on lap, beautiful floral print dresses, with embroidered high collars closed with a cameo pin. 1/6 plate, rectangular mat with...
    • Daguerreotype; Families; Women; Grand Ledge (Mich.);Sisters
    • Woman in print dress

    • Woman in print dress with crocheted collar and beaded head covering, tarnished around edges. 1/9 [?] plate, mat heavy gilt, very ornate design oval shape, made by "Holmes, Booth and Hayden" excellent condition. Case is paper covered wood with...
    • Daguerreotype; 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
    • Unidentified young boy

    • Small boy, unidentified, seated in chair, with hands on lap. 1/6 plate, oval plain mat, good condition, case designed to look like book, red plush facing with floral design, hinge weak but intact.
    • Daguerreotype; Boys
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified man, seated, wearing high collar and ascot tie. 1/6 plate; name "Scoville" stamped on edge of daguerreotype. Unusual paper mat; black oval with gilt scroll design; case is leather covered wood; hinge and clasp apart, fair condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Man
    • Four men in triangular pose

    • Four men in a triagular pose, each wearing a suit, tie, vest and coat. One man is bearded. On loan from "Lizzie Cowles". Daguerreotype almost poor condition. 1/6 plate, oval mat with floral design, opposite cover red plush with flower design....
    • Daguerreotype; Man
    • Unidentified boy

    • Unidentified young boy, name "Plumbe" stamped in edge. Excellent condition; 1/6 plate; mat plain gilt; case is leather covered wood with scroll design, good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Boys
    • Fisher, Pardon F.

    • Pardon F. Fisher, taken 1856, portrait of man. Poor condition; 1/6 plate; no mat; case is paper covered wood with scroll design; hinge broken, fair condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Fisher, Pardon F.; Man
    • 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
    • Fletcher, Emily

    • Emily Fletcher, Lancaster, New Hampshire, 1856. Head and shoulder portrait. 1/9 [?] plate, oval mat with some detail, inside facing missing. Case in paper covered wood in very good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Fletcher, Emily; Woman; Lancaster (N.H.)
    • Unidentified woman with child

    • Unidentified woman with small child in lap, sitting on high back rocking chair. Somewhat tarnished; 1/6 plate; square mat; case is paper covered wood in fair condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Woman; Children

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