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    • 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
    • Unidentified woman

    • Unidentified woman, seated, dressed in long dress with high collar and gloves. Fair condition. 1/6 plate; oval mat with some tarnish; leather covered wood, hinge poor; no clasp; floral design on outside, inside facing rose silk.
    • Daguerreotype; Woman
    • Unidentified man and woman

    • Unidentified man and woman, seated, hands folded on lap. Woman with one eye and bonnet. 1/6 plate; rectangular mat with some tarnish; case is paper covered wood with geometric design; hinge and clasp broken, poor condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Man; Woman
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 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
    • 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 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Unidentified member of the Gordon Family

    • Unidentified member of the Gordon Family of Cass County, Michigan. Man with side burns, turned down high collar and ascot tie. 1/6 plate; oval mat; green plush lining; case is paper covered wood, fair condition; hinge broken; maker HB-40 marked...
    • Daguerreotype; Cass County (Mich.); Man
    • Unidentified man

    • Unidentified man in seated pose. Poor condition, badly fogged. 1/6 plate; oval mat, good condition; case is paper covered wood with floral design; hinge broken.
    • Daguerreotype; Man
    • Thayer, George W.

    • "George W. Thayer, taken in 1852" inscribed on inside cover. Very good condition; 1/6 plate; oval mat braided; case is of unusual oval green velvet in good condition; clasp and hinge in good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Thayer, George W.; Man
    • Unidentified young woman

    • Unidentified young woman in dark gown, round neckline, gold jewelry, chain and watch. 1/6 plate; square mat slightly tarnished; case is paper covered wook with floral design in good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Woman
    • Sutherland, Mae Stark

    • Mae Stark Sutherland, mother of Jessie Swift of Grand Ledge. 10 year old girl in watered taffeta dress. 1/6 plate; scalloped mat, somewhat tarnished; case is paper covered wood; clasp gone; hinge good.
    • Daguerreotype; Sutherland, Mae Stark; Grand Ledge (Mich.); Woman


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