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    • [Charles W. Eismann].

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    • Eismann, Charles W.; Cowboys--Montana.; Horses--Montana.; Saddlery--Montana.
    • Close-up view of cowboy posed on horseback. Brand visible. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Cree Indians, Havre, Montana, 1892]

    • 1892
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Havre.
    • Vintage negative number: Lucke's #76; Group of Indians, in costume, possibly performing for a crowd of onlookers standing, seated on ground and mounted on horses on First Street, Havre, Montana. Lee's Chinese restaurant visible in background.
    • [Gaub family on porch].

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    • Gaub family.; Gaub, Carl.; Gebhardt, Rose Gaub.; Spidel, Anna Gaub.
    • Carl Gaub seated in center of Rose Gaub Gebhardt and Anna Gaub Spidel on front porch of frame building. Young girl visible behind screen door. Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery in Terry, Montana, holds original Evelyn Cameron photographs...
    • [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.
    • [Stone buildings, Brewster Ranch].

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    • George W. Brewster ranch.; Ranches--Montana.
    • Views of stone and frame buildings on George W. Brewster's ranch. Sheep wagon visible. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • [Woman, infant, and men in front of tent].

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    • Mother and child--Montana.; Farm life--Montana.; Tents--Montana.
    • View of two men and a woman holding a baby standing in front of a large tent. Chairs and pans visible inside. Hitching post at side. Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Bull train, Main and Park Streets.

    • 1881
    • Oxen--Montana.; Freight and freightage--Montana--Miles City.; Hotels--Montana--Miles City.; Stores, Retail--Montana--Miles City.; Miles City (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : 487
    • Cheyenne Maidens.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 555
    • Covered Wagons, West Main Street.

    • 1882
    • Wagons--Montana.; Freight and freightage--Montana--Miles City.; Stores, Retail--Montana--Miles City.; Miles City (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • 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.
    • Equestrian E.J.C.

    • 1910-10-16
    • Dazzle (Horse).; Yellowstone River.
    • Self portrait of Evelyn Cameron wearing a divided skirt seated astride Dazzle, horse, on hill above Yellowstone River; train tracks visible in background.; Eastern Montana. Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery in Terry, Montana, holds original...
    • Equestrian Ewen.

    • 1910-10-16
    • Dazzle (Horse).; Cameron, Ewen S. (Ewen Somerled), 1854-1914.; Yellowstone River.
    • Ewen Cameron seated on Dazzle, horse, on hill above Yellowstone River; distant train tracks visible in background.; Eastern Montana. Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery in Terry, Montana, holds original Evelyn Cameron photographs and copy...
    • Equestrian Janet.

    • 1910-10-16
    • Williams, Janet.; Dazzle (Horse).; Yellowstone River.
    • Two views of Janet Williams seated on Dazzle, horse, on hill above Yellowstone River; railroad tracks visible in background.; Eastern Montana. Prairie County Museum and Cameron Gallery in Terry, Montana, holds original Evelyn Cameron photographs...
    • Eve Ranch, Terry, Montana.

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    • Eve Ranch--Montana.; Ranches--Montana.
    • Distant view of Cameron's Pine Creek Ranch at base of hills north of Terry, Montana, 1901-1906; snow in foreground, cattle and rider on horseback visible.; Eastern Montana.
    • Flathead - St. Marys Lake.

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    • Saint Marys Lake--Montana--Lake County; Canoes and canoeing--Montana.
    • View of St. Mary Lake with mountains in background. Canoe and canoeists discernible. Buildings visible from lake shore. Vintage negative number : 354
    • 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.
    • Forsyth Bridge.

    • 1905
    • Bridges--Montana--Forsyth.; Dedications.; Wagons--Montana.; Flags--United States.; Yellowstone River.
    • Vintage negative number : 550
    • Forsyth Bridge.

    • 1905
    • Bridges--Montana--Forsyth.; Dedications.; Wagons--Montana.; Flags--United States.; Yellowstone River.
    • Vintage negative number : 550
    • French Gulch.

    • 1862-08-23
    • Landscape--Montana.; French Gulch (Mont.)
    • Uncased. Has mat and scalloped preserver. Distant landscape view of structures in French Gulch, Montana.
    • G.R.M. Stritzel Residence, Polson, Mont.

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    • Stritzel, G. R. M.--dwellings.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative). View of three-story, gabled frame home. Bay windows and balustrades along two balconies and wide porch are visible.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Hat X Cow Camp, Hungry Creek.

    • 1904-08-01
    • Hat X Ranch.; Horse herding--Montana; Cowboys--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Hat X Cow Camp, Timber Creek.

    • 1902
    • Wells family.; Hat X Ranch.; Farmhouses--Montana.; Seesaws--Montana.; Swings--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : no number. View of log house with sod roof. Hugh Wells and family stand in front with unidentified ranch hand. Child's swing hangs from porch timbers; teeter-totter in front. Various utensils visible.
    • Hell Creek Badlands.

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    • Missouri Breaks (Mont.); Hell Creek Formation.
    • Vintage negative number : 167
    • Hell Creek Badlands.

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    • Missouri Breaks (Mont.); Hell Creek Formation.
    • Vintage negative number : 167
    • 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.
    • Huffman Studio in Early Days.

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    • Photographic studios--Montana--Miles City; Photography--Montana--Miles City--Studios and dark rooms.; Stores, Retail--Montana--Miles City.; Chinese Americans--Montana--Miles City.; Miles City (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • Jefferson River from Cave Entrance.

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    • Morrison Cave
    • Same image as 517; Clouds visible in sky; 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. The...
    • 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.
    • Lake McDonald in Winter.

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    • Picture frames enclosure; Glacier National Park (Mont.); McDonald, Lake (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted silver. Similar to cataloged image 956-737. Photograph taken from shore with tree branches in upper left corner, facing snow covered mountains reflected in the water. Photograph by T.J. Hileman in Kalispell, 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...
    • Main Street During the Flood.

    • 1881
    • Floods--Montana--Miles City.; Ice floes--Montana--Miles City.; Stores, Retail--Montana--Miles City.; Miles City (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number: (no number)
    • Main Street, Miles City.

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    • Stores, Retail--Montana--Miles City.; Miles City (Mont.)
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • 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 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 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....
    • Miles City - Park Street looking north from 'gray mule.'

    • 1882
    • Stores, Retail--Montana--Miles City.; Bars (Drinking establishments)--Montana--Miles City.; Lodging-houses--Montana--Miles City.; Labor unions--Montana--Miles City.; Miles City (Mont.)
    • View of Miles City street with saloon and rooming house. Signs for Union Hall, lodgings, saloons, and groceries visible. Men stand on sidewalk. Vintage negative number : 105, 299
    • Miss Christianson, November 7, 1910.

    • 1910-11-07
    • Yellowstone River.
    • Two views of Miss Christianson, wearing hat and winter coat with fur collar, seated on horseback; one view on open range and the other on hill overlooking the Yellowstone River with train tracks visible in background.; Eastern Montana. Prairie...
    • Moonlight on Whitefish Lake.

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    • Picture frames enclosure; Whitefish Lake (Mont.)
    • Wooden frame painted siver and black. Whitefish Lake in the moonlight. Photographed, framed, and sold by R.E. Marble of The Marble Studio in Belton, Montana.
    • 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....
    • Mrs. W. Reading, December 14, 1910.

    • 1910
    • Williams, Margaret aka Williams, O.R. Mrs.; Reading--Montana.; Living rooms--Montana.
    • Portrait of Margaret (Mrs. Owen R.) Williams seated in chair holding open book on her lap; portrait of an older woman in sitting room with lamp on table beside her, bookcase, vases and upright piano visible in background.; Eastern Montana. Prairie...
    • 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...
    • North side of 1st Street, Havre, Montana.

    • 1892
    • Cree Indians--Montana--Havre.
    • Indians in costume posed in street, surrounded by horses and wagons. North side of First Street, Havre, Montana, looking east from 2nd Avenue East. Broadwater Bros. Drugs, Olong Lee Restaurant and other businesses visible in background.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Plumb Gentle.

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    • Bow and Arrow Ranch.; Cowboys--Montana.; Horses--Montana.; Livestock brands--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 265
    • 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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    • 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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    • Leather case embossed with pattern similar to Rinhart #195, "Tangent Circle", circa 1852. Head and shoulders portrait of man.
    • 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 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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    • 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 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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    • 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.

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