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  • All fields: hand-colored
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    • [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.
    • Alley family, portrait of child.

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    • Picture frames enclosure
    • Black case elaborately carved, wooden with six sided diamond shaped frame. Case backed with Davis & Co's printed information and advertisement.; Portrait of child from the ancestors of Alice May Alley Reitsch; boy has bow tie and pink tinted cheeks.
    • Braunlich family portrait.

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    • Braunlich family.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Possibly crystoleum photograph. Image is adhered to glass and is in decorative metal frame.; Woman holding baby wrapped in handworked blanket, standing with two small children between her and man wearing hat; outdoors.
    • D.W. Tilton.

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    • Tilton, D. W. (Daniel Webster), 1839-1919.
    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and preserver showing oval image.; Upper body portrait of bearded D.W. Tilton.
    • Ellen Lavatta, wife of James Stuart, 1865.

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    • Lavatta, Ellen.
    • Uncased, no glass or protector. Full length portrait of dark haired woman, wearing patterned dress, standing with hand on kitchen/side chair.
    • 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.
    • Gnarled Tree Location Unkown

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    • Trees.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Wooden frame painted bronze. Portrait oriented photograph of gnarled tree with cloud filled sky and countryside visible in background. Photographed, colored, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton, Montana.
    • Group portrait of five men.

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    • Leather case. Has preserver showing oval image. Portrait of five unidentified men wearing jackets and vests, seated around small round table.
    • Group portrait of seven men.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver. Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. superior/Waterbury Conn. No. 251" Portrait of four men seated with three men standing behind them; many of the men have beards or mustaches and all are dressed in...
    • 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.
    • Lake McDonald with Birches.

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    • Birch--Montana.; Picture frames enclosure; Glacier National Park (Mont.); McDonald, Lake (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted gold. Postcard format of this image in PAc 89-72. View from shore with two birch trees in right forefront, facing lake and opposite shore with rocky mountains. Photographed, colored, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The...
    • Lake McDonald.

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    • Picture frames enclosure; Glacier National Park (Mont.); McDonald, Lake (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted brown and gold. Photograph taken from one side of Lake McDonald across water to opposite shore of lake lined with trees and rocky mountains. Photographed, colored, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton,...
    • 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.
    • Lottie or Laura Persell.

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    • Persell, Laura.; Persell, Lottie.
    • Uncased; circular image on round of metal. Young girl, possibly Lottie or Laura Persell, with ringlets in her hair, wearing dress with sleeves puffed at the top and taperered lower sleeve; girl posed looking wistful with elbows on wicker chair and...
    • 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.
    • Man pouring glass of wine.

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    • Uncased. Has cover glass and preserver.Small gem portrait of man seated at table pouring a glass of wine/spirits.
    • Marie Kleinschmidt Southworth.

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    • Southworth, Marie L., d. 1953.; Eyeglasses.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Uncased, in round metal frame. Circular image on a convex round of metal. Portrait of Marie Kleinschmidt Southworth looking down and away from camera, taken from side and a little behind; somber woman wearing glasses and hooded wrap.
    • Mary Ford Johnson (Mrs. A.C. Johnson)

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    • Johnson, Mary Ford.
    • Uncased. Signature by Hooper on photograph. Possibly opalotype. Full portrait of Mary Ford Johnson (Mrs. A.C. Johnson) seated on large wooden chair wearing highly detailed and decorated dress with rose pinned to her chest.
    • Mary Hooper.

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    • Hooper, Mary.
    • Hinged thermoplastic case embossed with flowers in decorative quatrefoil design. Identification written in pencil under plate. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Full view of young child wearing dress and sitting in chair.
    • Mary Ursula and Emma Wells.

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    • Wells, Emma.; Wells, Mary Ursula.
    • Uncased. Circular image on a convex round of metal. Head and shoulders portrait of Mary Ursula and Emma Wells.
    • 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...
    • Mr. and Mrs. O'Neal.

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    • O'Neal Mr.; O'Neal Mrs.
    • Uncased. Has mat, scalloped preserver, and cover glass. Upper body portrait of Mr. and Mrs. O'Neal seated together in landscape oriented image; bearded man with hands clasped on lap seated next to woman wearing dress; brooch, earrings, watch chain...
    • 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,...
    • 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 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.
    • Portrait of child seated in chair.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Holmes & Hayden superfine/Waterbury Conn. No. 42" Portrait of young child wearing dress, sitting in chair and tilting head to side.
    • 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 man.

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    • Thermoplastic case. Has decorated preserver with star shaped flowers in corners, showing oval image. Paper label pasted in case reads: "Littlefield, Parson's & Co., Daguerreotype Cases...Patented October 14, 1856. and April 21, 1857." Upper body...
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Leather case with scallop and leaf pattern. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Card behind image reads: "P. Tenney Gates' sky light photographic Palace of Art. Plattsburg, NY" Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. supeior/Waterbury, Conn. No. 210"...
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Case embossed with decorative design. Has decorated preserver. Card inside case reads: "Alexander's Ambrotype Saloon. Pictures taken for Fifty Cents and upwards, according to style of case and finish. Perfect satisfaction given or no pay...
    • 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.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Paper case embossed in quatrefoil design with leaf pattern surrounding. Decorated preserver surrounds to show oval image. Card behind image reads: "P. Tenney Gates' sky light photographic Palace of Art. Plattsburg, NY". Mat reads: "Dean & Emerson,...
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Hinged thermoplastic case in octagonal shape embossed with fruit pattern. Has octagonal preserver showing oval image.Portrait of man, gold painted on buttons of shirt.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Paper covered case, embossed with simple border pattern. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Dean & Emerson Patent applied for/Worcester, Mass. No. 17" Stamped on tinype: "Melainotype enter for Neff's pat 19 Feb 56." (One of the...
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Thermoplastic case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of unidentified man wearing shirt, jacket, plaid vest and large bow tie. Cheeks tinted pink.
    • Portrait of man.

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    • In a double case, leather with gold stamping along inside border, envelope closure design. Also houses C977-001B. Hallmark in upper right reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. extra" and in lower left reads: "...vill Mfg. C..." Has decorative metal preserver....
    • Portrait of man.

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    • Anchors.
    • Leather case embossed with flower design inside 12 point figure. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of bearded man with hand across chest, ring on little finger; possibly captain of ship. Buttons and anchor-shaped...
    • Portrait of older woman.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Portrait of older woman wearing patterned dress with collar and belt, seated in chair clasping her hands on lap.
    • Portrait of Samantha Gates Barber.

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    • Barber, Samantha, 1830-1899.
    • Cardboard over wood case embossed with image of man with U.S. flag in gold, similar to Rinhart #66, circa 1862. Has preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of Samantha Gates Barber holding cased image in her clasped hands.
    • Portrait of woman and two children.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass and decorated preserver. Mat reads: "Holmes Booth & Hayden's superfine/Waterbury Conn. No. 32" Portrait of woman seated with one child on her lap and the other standing beside her.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Portrait of woman with book.

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    • Books and reading.
    • Thermoplastic case embossed with Rinhart #36 design, "Cupid and the Wounded Stag", circa 1862. Has scalloped perserver. Label pasted under plate reads: "Littlefield, Persons & Co. manufacturers of Daguerreian cases..." Hallmark reads "Double/A....
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Leather case embossed with decorative oval design. Has decorated preserver. Writing inside case reads: "Chas. W. Barrett, Mary E. Harnlain [or Hamlain]. Courting a second wife." Upper body portrait of woman; brooch and ring painted gold; image faded
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Leather case, embossed with Rinhart #87, "The Hummingbird" design, circa 1854. Upper body portrait of woman.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, scalloped preserver and cover glass. Mat stamped "P.T. Gates". Printed card behind plate reads: "P. Tenney Gates' sky light photographic palace of Art. Plattsburg, NY." Upper body portrait of woman seated with hands on lap,...
    • 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.
    • Portrait of woman.

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

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    • Hinged thermoplastic case. Mat reads: "Patented Dec. 24, 1861" Label pasted inside reads: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co., Manufacturers of Daguerreotype Cases...Patented October 14, 1856, and April 21, 1857" Upper body portrait of woman seated with...
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Lear and Emerson, patent applied for/Worcester, Mass. No. 33" Upper body portrait of woman wearing dress with lace collar and small cape; seated in chair with...
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Leather case embossed with flower design inside twelve pointed figure. Has mat, scalloped preserver, and glass. Upper body portrait of seated woman wearing hat with ribbons, jacket, and striped skirt.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Hinged thermoplastic case embossed with decorative design. Paper label under plate reads: "Genuine union case improved S. Peck's patent, Oct. 3d 1854, H Halverson's patent Aug. 7th 1855..." Decorated preserver surrounds image. Plate opposite image...
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Leather case embossed with flower design inside twelve-pointed figure. Has decorated scalloped preserver. Upper body portrait of unidentified woman seated and wearing hat with long ribbons, striped skirt, and gloves.
    • Portrait of young child.

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    • Leather case embossed with stylized flower inside rectangle and leaf design. Mat reads: "Holmes, Booth & Hayden superfine".Upper body portrait of sober young girl, wearing dress, sitting with hands on lap.
    • Portrait of young girl.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and scalloped preserver showing oval image.; Upper body portrait of young girl wearing necklace and dress, arms folded across her body.
    • Portrait of young man.

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    • Case embossed with decorative design. Has decorated preserver showing oval image.; Upper body portrait of unidentified young man wearing bow tie.
    • Portrait of young man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver displaying oval image.; Upper body portrait of young man wearing bow tie, looking slightly to side.
    • Portrait of young man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image.; Head and shoulders portrait of young man, wearing bow tie.
    • Portrait of young man.

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    • Paper covered case. Has octagonal preserver showing oval image.; Head and shoulder portrait of unidentified young man.
    • Portrait of young man. Possibly Andrew Fisk.

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    • Fisk, Andrew Jackson, 1849-1910.
    • Leather case embossed with flower design with rays going out from it inside circle, surrounded by more decorative design. Has decorated preserver showing oval image that reads: "Holmes Booth & Hayden, Superfine/Waterbury Conn. No. 13".; Head and...
    • Portrait of young woman.

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    • Leather case, circa 1848, embossed with Rinhart #138 "Mixed Flowers". Has scalloped preserver. Hallmark in lower right reads: "Phoenix". Hallmark in lower left reads "40m".; Portrait of young woman sitting, wearing dress and holding hands together...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Through the Cedars.

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    • Cedar--Montana.; Trees--Montana.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Wooden frame painted gold.; Portrait oriented photograph of stand of tall trees with light shining through; one of R.E. Marble's most famous works. Photographed, colored, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton, Montana.
    • 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.

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