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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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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
    • Jacobus, Henry

    • Henry Jacobus. Single portrait. Flowered tie, underchin whiskers, black vest. 1/6 plate, plain oval mat. Paper covered wood case, scroll design, front half missing. Good condition.
    • Daguerreotype; Jacobus, Henry; Man
    • Lewis, William

    • William Lewis, called Yankee Lewis, 1844 kept tavern at Yankee Springs, Barry County, nine stories high. 1/6 plate; plain gilt mat; case is paper covered wood in poor condition, partially apart.
    • Daguerreotype; Lewis, William; Man

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