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
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.
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.
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...
"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.
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.
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
Parents of Austin Corser. Double portrait. Man: dark glasses. Woman: lace cap, holding open book. 1/6 plate embellished square mat. Paper covered case, with urn of flowers; front half missing. Good condition.
Lorindia and Hiram Gillespie. Woman with striped dress, lace collar, folded hands on lap, man with coat, vest and tie. 1/6 plate with plain oval mat. Paper covered wood with broken hinge; scroll markings on outside; fair condition.
Daguerreotype; Gillespie, Lorindia; Gillespie, Hiram; Woman; Man
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...
Black and white photograph of a man viewing abandoned grindstones in Grindstone City, Michigan. The city was founded around the grindstone quarries, with its primary industry focused on this finest of abrasive stones. The rock (a form of sandstone)...
Grindstone City (Mich.); Huron County (Mich.); men; people; grindstones; ghost towns