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    • Portrait of man.

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    • Thermoplastic case similar to Rinhart #178 with central jewel and plaid motif. Unusual preserver with Greek busts inside ovals in top corners and castles in ovals at bottom corners. Upper body portrait of unidentified man wearing bow tie.
    • Portrait of woman with arms around two girls.

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    • Double case contains two ambrotypes adhered to each other on verso. Each image has a mat and preserver. (Case also houses C-999-001A) Woman wears lace collar, cuffs, and plaid apron over her dress, girls wear checked dresses.
    • Half Breed Train.

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    • Red River carts; Métis.; Lewistown (Mont.)
    • View of men standing among five red river carts and one four wheeled wagon, all with harnessed horses, buildings of Lewistown in background. Square house at left, residence and office of Dr. W.F. Hanson, is on the corner of 5th Avenue and...
    • Nathaniel Pitt Langford.

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    • Langford, Nathaniel Pitt, 1832-1911.
    • Leather case with diamond and grape design embossed on outside. Decorative metal clasp and decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co" on verso. Label attached to case reads: "#6 Aquisitions register, pix of Nathaniel Pitt...
    • Portrait of man and woman.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated scalloped preserver. Upper body portrait of man and woman seated together; woman wearing shawl, hands clasped in her lap; man wears beard and glasses..
    • Charles M. Russell twirling rope in front of his log cabin studio.

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    • Russell, Charles M. (Charles Marion), 1864-1926.; Russell, Nancy Cooper, -1940.; Art, American--Montana.; Ethnic costume.; Indians of North America.; Women--Montana.; Great Falls (Mont.)
    • Charles M. Russell at Great Falls studio, throwing a rope.
    • Portrait of infant.

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    • Picture frames enclosure
    • Black oval wooden frame. Sepia toned image. Portrait of infant in blanket, wearing fur garment.
    • Young Jack Ellis Haynes.

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    • Haynes, Jack Ellis, 1884-1962.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Inner case is a picture frame, outer case is velvet lined leatherette with clasp.
    • Andrew Jackson Fisk.

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    • Fisk, Andrew Jackson, 1849-1910.
    • Hinged opal shaped case, covered in red velvet and lined with white satin. Image not removed from case. Sepia toned image.; Head and shoulders portrait of young man with mustache.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, velvet backing, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Illegible writing in pencil on cardboard. Head and shoulder portrait of man.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Hinged thermoplastic case embossed with floral pattern in octagonal shape. Has decorated octaganol preserver showing oval image.; Portrait of unidentified woman, gold painted jewelry.
    • Cheyenne boy.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Children--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 91
    • Mary Rosanna Block Steele and John Wesley Steele.

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    • Steele, John Wesley.; Steele, Mary Rosanna Block.
    • Case embossed leather and gilt over wood. Back is lined with printed page from newspaper or magazine. Spine is split and each side is separate. Front cover was placed on the right, rather than correctly on the left, in attached digital image....
    • Portraits of man and woman.

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    • In a double thermoplastic case, embossed with scroll pattern, hinged design, also houses C978-012B. Has decorated scalloped preservers. Paper label pasted under right and left imagge reads: "A.P. Critchlow and Co." Head and shoulder portrait of man...
    • Portrait of two women.

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    • Paper covered case. Has scalloped preserver. Portrait of two women seated next to one another, both wear lace collars and cuffs, hands folded in their laps.
    • Lida Marie Haynes.

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    • Haynes, Lida Marie, 1931-1952.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Inner case is a picture frame, outer case is velvet lined leatherette with clasp.Upper body portrait of Lida Marie Haynes as young girl wearing nautical style clothing, bow in hair.
    • Mr. and Mrs. Simon Conrad.

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    • Conrad, Simon.; Conrad, Mrs.
    • Book shaped case, blue velvet cover with brass edges and fittings, red velvet inside. Exterior of velvet-covered case showing front medallion and clasps. No hallmarks. Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Simon Conrad, taken before leaving for California,...
    • [Mary Bell.]

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    • Bell, Mary
    • Portrait of infant girl, wearing dress, hands in lap, seated in chair. Probably Mary Bell, half sister of William S. Bell. Book shaped case, stamped leather cover with brass hasp has leaf and vine motif, red velvet inside. No hallmarks.
    • Madame Marie Ericke.

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    • Ericke, Marie Madame.; Musicians.
    • Uncased. Full body portrait of Madame Marie Erickle wearing red dress with black overlace and flowers on shoulder, standing and playing violin. Probably taken by Dusseau of Butte, in 1892.
    • “Entrance to Silver Mine, Montana.”

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    • Silver mines and mining
    • [Man with shovel standing near mine entrance with ore car on track] (Views of the Great Flood at Yankton, D.T., 1881.)
    • Flathead River Upstream from Belton.

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    • Rivers--Montana.; Picture frames enclosure; Flathead River (B.C. and Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted bronze. Landscape view from one shore across Flathead River. Photographed, colored, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton, Montana.
    • Portrait of man holding rifle.

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    • Rifles.; Powder flasks.; Telescopes.
    • Paper covered case. Has preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of seated man holding rifle. This is a civilian percussion rifle and powder flask with rifle resting on shooting stick; naval/pocket telescope hanging on leather pouch with...
    • Mr. and Mrs. Frank Benolken.

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    • Benolken, Frank.; Benolken, Phoebe Danziel Mrs.; Picture frames enclosure
    • PAc 91-44.FR1A has gold-plated metal frame showing oval image, cover glass with mat painted on one side. Unframed image PAc 91-44.FR1B is missing bottom left corner; other places have tears and nicks. Head and shoulders portrait of young man...
    • Stark Peak and McDermott Falls.

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    • McDermott Falls (Mont.); Stark Peak (Mont.); Picture frames enclosure; Glacier National Park (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted gold and green.; Portrait oriented image of Stark Peak and McDermott Falls. Photographed, colored, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton, Montana.
    • Going Places in Glacier Park. Bears on the Going-to-the-Sun Highway

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    • Bear cubs--Montana.; Bears--Montana.; Picture frames enclosure; Glacier National Park (Mont.); Going-to-the-Sun Road (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted in silver. Bear walking with two cubs walking behind it on the tree lined Going-to-the-Sun Highway. Photographed, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton, Montana.
    • Portrait of woman and infant.

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    • Leather case embossed with mixed garden flowers design, Rinhart #133, circa 1851. Simple square preserver rounded at corners around image.Portrait of seated woman wearing dress with collar and holding infant in her arms.
    • Portraits of man, woman, and child.

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    • A double case, leather embossed with floral design surrounded by leaf pattern, gold stamping along outside edge. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Hallmark upper right reads: "N...?" Houses C978-106A and B. Upper body portrait of bearded...
    • Hidden Lake, Glacier National Park.

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    • Hidden Lake.; Lakes--Montana.; Picture frames enclosure; Glacier National Park (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted gold. Landscape view of Hidden Lake surrounded by steep rocky snow dappled mountainsides with snags and trees in forefront. Photographed, colored, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton, Montana.
    • Portrait of infant.

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    • Embossed cardboard over wood case, design of mixed flower bouquet centered inside oval. Lock of hair and ribbon pinned to velvet inside case. Mat reads: "Cooke and Emerson's R Patent applied for/Providence, R.I." Has decorative metal preserver....
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Thermoplastic case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Portrait of unidentified man wearing jacket with velvet collar.
    • Portrait of man with cane.

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    • Staffs (Sticks, canes, etc.)
    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of bearded older man sitting with one hand on leg, one hand holding a cane.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Leather case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Head and shoulder portrait of unidentified man.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Case embossed with decorative design; has decorated preserver. Head and shoulders portrait of young man wearing bow tie.
    • Profile of man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorative metal preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Dean & Emerson patent applied for/Worcester Mass. No. 23" Head and shoulders portrait of young man in profile with dark hair and mustache.
    • Portrait of man in military uniform.

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    • Leather case embossed with decorative pattern. Has decorated preserver. Full portrait of standing man wearing full military uniform, including sash and hat; gold painted to highlight accessories (buttons, epaulets). $b Patron identified soldier as...
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Uncased, no glass protector. Has preserver showing oval portrait. Hallmark in upper right reads: " HB Bear 40". Upper body portrait of unidentified woman wearing lace collar.
    • Snowbound Lake McDonald, No. 795.

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    • Picture frames enclosure; Glacier National Park (Mont.); McDonald, Lake (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame. See cataloged image 956-742. Verso reads: "Laura Marble Cunningham gave this to me - Lucille Martin".; Lake McDonald in winter; image of lake and snow covered mountain on opposite shore framed with tall trees, taken short distance...
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Uncased. Has mat and scalloped preserver. Upper body portrait of woman seated with hands crossed on her lap.
    • Portrait of woman with book.

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    • Books and reading.
    • Uncased. Has velvet backing.Upper body portrait of woman seated near table, holding book upright on table with hand on top edge.
    • The Nighthawk in his Nest.

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    • Cowboys--sleep.
    • Vintage negative number : 257.; Cowboy sleeping on ground; saddle at side; horse tied in background. Horse in background not visible on glass negative.
    • Portrait of baby.

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    • Wallace, William Jr.
    • Hinged Thermoplastic case. Enclosed label reads: "Six months old. God Bless Willie" "Willie taken July 28, 1854 (?)". Full portrait of child of William Wallace, Jr.; baby wearing gown.
    • “Fort Keogh, MT.”

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    • Fortifications
    • [View of the fort in the distance] (Photographic Views of the Great North-West)
    • Portrait of Carl and Jeanette Schafer, possibly First Communion day.

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    • Schafer, Carl; Schafer, Jeanette.; First communion.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Wooden frame. Portrait of young man wearing suit with medal and flower on chest standing next to young girl wearing white dress with ribbons, flowers, and veil in her hair, resting head on young man's shoulder; possibly First Communion day.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Paper case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. No identifying marks on any components. Portrait of unidentified woman; hand-colored, has gold highlights.
    • R.E. Marble fishing at Lake McDonald.

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    • Marble, R.E.; Fishing--Montana.; Picture frames enclosure; Glacier National Park (Mont.); McDonald, Lake (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted silver. Silhouette of R.E. "Ted" Marble wearing hat and holding fishing pole on shore of Lake McDonald, with lake and hillside in background and tree branches in upper left corner. Taken by his brother, Clarke Marble.
    • Portrait of woman wearing cap.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decortive metal preserver showing oval image.Upper body portrait of unidentified woman wearing bonnet and dress with collar.
    • Interior of Bar in Bridger, Montana.

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    • Bars (Drinking establishments)--Bridger (Mont.); Gambling--Equipment and supplies.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of bartenders waiting on patron seated on bar stool. Includes glass-front cases containing tobacco, cigars and candy, refrigerator, wood stove, stencils of geese on walls, punch boards and...
    • Portrait of seated couple.

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    • Double case contains two ambrotypes adhered to each other on verso. Each image has a mat and preserver. (Case also houses C-999-001B) Woman wears lace collar and plaid apron over her dress, man wears bow-tie and vest with his suit
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Thermoplastic case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Portrait of unidentified woman.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and scalloped preserver. Hallmark in upper right "H.B. Bear 40". Head and shoulders portrait of unidentified bearded man.
    • Portrait of young woman.

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    • Paper case embossed with small oval surrounded by quatrefoil design. Has decorated scalloped preserver. No Hallmarks.; Upper body portrait of young woman wearing dress with collar, seated leaning arm on table.
    • Marguerite Hildegard Gump (Franks).

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    • Gump, Marguerite Hildegard.
    • Uncased; beveled glass on top of photograph. Portrait of Marguerite Hildegard Gump (Franks), young child wearing long dark dress with white yoke, lace on sleeves.
    • Interior of Bar in Bridger, Montana.

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    • Bars (Drinking establishments)--Bridger (Mont.); Gambling--Equipment and supplies.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negatives). Views of bartenders waiting on patron seated on bar stool. Includes glass-front cases containing tobacco, cigars and candy, refrigerator, wood stove, stencils of geese on walls, punch boards and...
    • Portrait of three children.

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    • Paper case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of three unidentified children seated together.
    • Ellen Lavatta, wife of James Stuart, 1865.

    • 1865
    • Lavatta, Ellen.
    • Uncased, no glass or protector. Full length portrait of dark haired woman, wearing patterned dress, standing with hand on kitchen/side chair.
    • “Mrs. Isa A. Morrow Yankton Dakota 1869.”

    • 1869
    • Photographic portraits ; Photographers
    • "Mrs. Morrow was a photographer, she learned the business from her husband in 1866 and when Mr. Morrow was on his trips she ran The Photograph Gallery, which helped finance his trips. She quit the work in 1882. She died at the age of 82 at Santa...
    • No. 109 “Sioux Graves 1870.” "Sioux graves - buried on poles."

    • 1870
    • Dakota Indians
    • "This photo was in Montana and while Mr. Morrow was taking the pictures he was shot at by an Indian that objected to his taking the photo. Mr. Morrow was a good runner and the Indian a poor shot. This spot was about a mile from the river where the...
    • No. 280 “Fort Benton, Montana.”

    • 1871
    • Business enterprises
    • [Looking up the street lined with buildings. Signs on buildings read: Overland Hotel and Carroll Steell. Same image as 050] (Photographic Gems of the Great Northwest)

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