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    • [Camping in Montana.]

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    • Montana - General
    • Group portrait of campers, tents in background; This collection consists of 556 stereographs taken by N. A. Forsyth from circa 1901 to circa 1911. The views capture Montana locations that Forsyth visited primarily between the years 1906 and 1909....
    • [Gilbert Bell.]

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    • Bell, Gilbert
    • Head and shoulders portrait of young boy wearing buttoned jacket and floppy tie. Probably Gilbert Bell, the half brother of William S. Bell. Book shaped case with brass hasp, stamped leather cover, worn at edges, and red velvet inside. No hallmarks.
    • [Margaret Williams with book].

    • 1910-12-14
    • Williams, Margaret.; Reading--Montana.; Living rooms--Montana.
    • Portrait of Mrs. O.R. Williams (Margaret) seated in parlor with the Thomas W. Lawson book Friday the Thirteenth. Kerosene lamp and stack of newspapers on table next to her.
    • [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.
    • [Plains Cree family taken near Butte, 1906.]

    • 1906
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Butte.
    • Portrait of Cree Indian women and children standing in front of shelter and tipi. Children wear beaded moccasins, girl wears necklace, boy wears decorative leggings.; Smallboy family, Cree, Butte area, Montana. Back row, l-r: Mary Smallboy; Marie...
    • A 49'er.

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    • Gold miners.; Knives.
    • Leather case embossed with Rinhart #125 design "Delicate rose", circa 1847. Hallmark at top of plate reads: "Daguerreotype Richebourg a Paris quai de la...?...69" Has decorated preserver; Upper body portrait of bearded man wearing hat with front of...
    • 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.
    • Andrew Jackson Fisk.

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    • Fisk, Andrew Jackson, 1849-1910.
    • Hinged oval shaped case, covered with blue velvet and lined with white satin. Image not removed from case. Case similar to C977-002.; Head and shoulders portrait of young man with mustache.
    • 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.
    • Barthelmess Indian.

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    • Spotted Hawk (Northern Cheyenne Indian); Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Rifles--Montana.
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    • Big Medicine Man, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Big Medicine Man (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1494; 2871.; Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing cloth head-band. Holding fan.
    • Bob Leavitt's saloon in Jordan, Montana.

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    • Leavitt, Nigger Bob.; Bars (drinking establishments)--Jordan (Mont.); African Americans--Montana.; Beer.; Jordan (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number :327.; 'Nigger Bob' Leavitt's saloon in Jordan, Montana. Log building with large sign with a portrait of an African American man and an advertisement for Golden Grain Belt Beers. Men sit in front; horse at side.
    • Bob Small, Cree Indian

    • 1906
    • Cree Indians--Montana.; Indian children.
    • Kes-Kah-Yo "Bob Tail". Bob Small, Plains Cree, taken near Butte - 1906. Full-length portrait of young Indian boy, wearing quill work enhanced moccasins and leggings, choker at neck and blanket capote, holding long-handled pipe with axe head,...
    • 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.
    • Calamity Jane

    • 1880
    • Calamity Jane, 1852-1903.
    • Vintage negative number : 365.; Studio portrait view of woman seated against studio backdrop.
    • Cheyenne boy.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Children--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 91
    • Cheyenne Girls. Sisters.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 75, 146, 172
    • Chief Kenewash

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    • Kennewash, Peter; Cree Indians--Montana.
    • Head to waist portrait of Native American man with braided hair, wearing kerchief at neck and beaded belt at waist. This is probably a portrait of Peter Kennewash, Cree Indian from Rocky Boy Reservation in Montana. Stamp on verso of card indicates...
    • Chief Little Head, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Little Head (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1497[A]; 2857; 1497[B]; 2858.; Portrait of Indian seated in front of painted background. Holding rifle in fringed case, slanted over his left shoulder. Rifle case across lap in second image.
    • Chief Little Head, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Little Head (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1496; 27636; 2857; 27655.; Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing embroidered and fringed leather jacket. 3/4 view.
    • Child seated in doorway.

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    • Benches--Montana.
    • Portrait of child, seen through doorway, hands clasped, sitting on bench seat with curved sides .; Eastern Montana.
    • Clara Wilcox Fisk. Wife of Andrew Jackson Fisk.

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    • Fisk, Clara Wilcox Mrs.
    • Hinged oval case, covered with purple velvet outside, and white satin lining inside. Case similar to C977-009.; Head and shoulders portrait of young Clara Wilcox Fisk; portrait of young woman looking to side, almost in profile.
    • Crew at the Ruby Gulch Mine in Zortman, Montana.

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    • Gold miners--Montana--Zortman. Mine buildings--Montana--Zortman.
    • Group portrait of the crew of the Ruby Gulch Mine posed in front of frame buildings. Kitchen crew at right, forested mountain in background.
    • Curley, Crow Indian scout (Crow).

    • 1883
    • Curley (Crow Indian); Crow Indians--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number :1488; 27658; 2866.; Portrait of Indian, seated in front of painted background. Wearing elaborately embroidered leather coat. Holding rifle.
    • 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.
    • Dr. William Reed Bullard

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    • Bullard, William Reed, 1837-1890.
    • Oval case, red velvet on outside, white satin inside; Head and shoulders portrait of bearded Dr. Bullard.
    • 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.
    • Evelyn Jephson Cameron Collection of Personal Photographs, photograph album 2, 1880-1900.

    • 1880; 1881; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885; 1886; 1887; 1888; 1889; 1890; 1891; 1892; 1893; 1894; 1895; 1896; 1897; 1898; 1899; 1900
    • Cameron, Evelyn, 1868-1928; Cameron, Ewen S. (Ewen Somerled), 1854-1914; Carriages & coaches 1880-1900; Fox hunting - Great Britain; Hunting; Hunting trophies.
    • Blank pages in original album: page 20, page 22, page 25 and page 31. Views of Evelyn Jephson Cameron as a young adult in England, and on honeymoon in Montana with husband Ewen. Contains images of family and friends, favorite horses, hunting scenes...
    • Fire Wolf.

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    • Fire Wolf (Cheyenne Indian).; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Rifles--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 61, no number
    • Gabriel Dumont, 1885, Riel's War Chief, Fort Benton

    • 1895
    • Dumont, Gabriel, 1838-1906.; Métis.
    • Head and shoulders portrait of Gabriel Dumont, wearing shirt, jacket and sheepskin vest, taken by unidentified photographer in Fort Benton, Montana, in 1885. "Following the Riel Rebellion Gabriel Dumont frequently came to Central Montana to hold...
    • 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...
    • Hail Stone, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Hail Stone (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1492[B]; 27642; 2869[B]. Portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing striped shirt. 3/4 view.
    • Indian family Havre vicinity.

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    • Denny, James 1890-1974; Denny, Maggie 1890-1978; Standing Rock, Florence Denny Stump 1914-1986; Denny, William, 1911-1989.; Cree Indians--Montana--Havre.
    • Vintage negative number: A5090 Studio portrait of Jim Denny family, including his wife Maggie (daughter of Cree Indian Little Bear), son William and daughter Florence. Jim wears beaded vest and his hair is in braids, Maggie wears braids, beaded...
    • Isabel May Nauerth.

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    • Haynes, Isabel May Nauerth, 1899-1993.
    • Uncased. Image on convex oval of metal, which includes metal stand. Portrait of Isabel May Nauerth as a young child wearing gown; she later married Jack E. Haynes.
    • Katharine L. Cole

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    • Ming, Katharine Cole.
    • Uncased. Photograph of same sitting as carte de visite photoprint 941-546. Upper body portrait of Katharine L. Cole; young girl wearing dress, hair in long braids.
    • 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.
    • Little Bear, Cree Indian Chief.

    • 1895
    • Little Bear (Cree chief), 1851-1921.; Cree Indians--Montana.
    • Portrait of Little Bear, Cree Indian, seated, holding pipe, blanket wrapped around his waist, hair styled with braids and topknot. Photograph probably taken by W.H. Taylor of Helena, Montana.
    • Little Moon, Crow

    • 1883
    • Little Moon (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1498; 27637; 2873.Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Arms crossed. White fur pieces on necklace.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 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....
    • 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.
    • Me Catchem, Crow.

    • 1883
    • Me Catchem (Crow Indian); Crow Indians.
    • Vintage negative number : 1499; 27634; 2874. Close-up portrait of Indian, seated. Wearing vest with rows of metal studs. Painted design on hair.
    • 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. John H. Ming.

    • 1868-02-01
    • Ming, John H., 1831-1887.; Ming, Katharine Cole.
    • Uncased. Outdoor portrait of Mr. and Mrs. John H. Ming, taken on Canadian side of Niagara Falls, in February or March 1868. Man standing with hand on shoulder of seated woman.
    • 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,...
    • Mrs. Harvey Showers taken in 1863 in Virginia City.

    • 1863
    • Showers, Harvey Mrs.
    • Plain leather case. Wide decorated preserver surrounds image. Paper with image reads: "This picture is believed to be the first ever taken in Montana". Full length portrait of young girl with braids wearing plaid dress and short cape/mantelet. Mrs....
    • Old Freighters.

    • 1942
    • Hartmann, Joseph M., Duvall, C. W., Murray, Jimmy
    • Three men, wearing suits, ties and hats, stand in studio portrait. Left to right: Joe Hartmann, C.W. Duvall, and Jimmy Murray. Old freighters. Taken about 1942.
    • Page 1 Dr. William Reed Bullard

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    • Bullard, William Reed, 1837-1890.
    • Oval case, red velvet on outside, white satin inside Head and shoulders portrait of bearded Dr. Bullard.
    • Page 2 Dr. William Reed Bullard

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    • Bullard, William Reed, 1837-1890.
    • Oval case, red velvet on outside, white satin inside Head and shoulders portrait of bearded Dr. Bullard.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Page 2 Thomas Conrad.

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    • Conrad, Thomas, 1821-1880.
    • Hinged leather case embossed with scrolls and leaves around quatrefoil design. Small piece of paper inside case with identification in ink. Upper body portrait of bearded Thomas Conrad, in his wife's room.
    • 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.
    • Patrick Henry's Family.

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    • Cree Indians--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : A3050 Studio portrait of two women holding babies, standing behind four children of various ages. Standing at rear, left to right, are Mary Henry holding Theresa Henry and Beatrice Pepin Lafromboise holding Joe...
    • Photographs by Wand'ring Willie

    • 1900
    • Stanton, A. K., Mrs. • Houses; Agricultural experiment stations • Montana • Bozeman; Artists' studios; Bedrooms; Kitchens; Ranches • Montana • Park County.
    • Views of unidentified man and his friends and family members in various locations in central Montana. Album pages are decorated with artistic drawings and captions. Album contents include: self portrait; "The Half-Way House", ranch of R.T. Smith,...
    • Plains Cree taken near Butte, 1906.

    • 1906
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Butte.
    • Group portrait of five Indian men, wearing hair in braids, chokers at neck, beaded leggings and moccasins, blankets wrapped around waists and shoulders, standing in front of tent; left to right: Os-cha-se-mas [Old Boy] and Os-se-me-mas [Young Boy]...
    • 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 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 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 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 infant.

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    • Picture frames enclosure
    • Black oval wooden frame. Sepia toned image. Portrait of infant in blanket, wearing fur garment.
    • 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..
    • 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...
    • Portrait of man in chair with book.

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    • Books and reading.
    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorative scalloped preserver. Full portrait of bearded man wearing wide brimmed hat, seated in chair with one leg over an arm of chair and holding book in one hand across leg.
    • 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 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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    • 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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    • 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 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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    • Leather case embossed with central oval design surrounded by leaf pattern. Has decorated preserver. Upper body image of bearded, unidentified man, seated and wearing hat, bow tie, and patterned vest with watch chain and fob visible.
    • 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.

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

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