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    • Allen, Abram; Allen, Vesta Ann Jones

    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Brisbin, Mrs. H.

    • Mrs. H. Brisbin? Sitter or donor? Woman. Single portrait. Small plain collar, plain dress. 1/6 plate. Paper covered case, square indented mat; good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Brisbin, Mrs. H.; 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 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
    • Chapin, Benjamin F.

    • Benjamin F. Chapin, Company B, 19th Michigan from Chesire, Allegan County, Mich. 1/6 plate; plain gilt mat; case in paper covered wood with scroll design, in good condition
    • Daguerreotype; Chapin, Benjamin F.; Man
    • Unidentified child

    • Unidentified child of 2 or 3, seated in chair. 1/6 plate; oval mat; no case or glass cover, fair condition. From Bertha Simons Davis.
    • Daguerreotype; Children
    • Corser, Austin

    • Austin Corser. Black tie & vest, long hair, underchin whiskers. 1/6 plate, oval mat. Paper covered wooden case, with fancy painted medallion of woman in frame on front cover. Good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Corser, Austin; Man
    • Parents of Austin Corser

    • 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.
    • Daguerreotype; Corser, Austin; Man; Woman; Families
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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.)
    • 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
    • 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
    • Gillespie, Lorindia; Gillespie Hiram

    • 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


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