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    • 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 young man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass and decorated preserver. Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. superior/Waterbury, Conn. No. 42"; Upper body portrait of young boy/man wearing bow tie.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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 woman.

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

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    • Paper covered case embossed with flower and leaf design on inside cover and decorative design inside circle on outside cover. Head and shoulders portrait of woman looking to the side, almost in profile, wearing lace collar, brooch painted in gold.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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 woman.

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    • Leather case embossed with star design surrounded by frame and leaves. Has scalloped preserver. Head and shoulder portrait of woman looking to the side, almost in profile.
    • 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 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.
    • Cheyenne Girls. Sisters.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 75, 146, 172
    • 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 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.
    • [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.
    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • 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 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...
    • Robert Bruce Wallace.

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    • Wallace, Robert Bruce.; Armed Forces--Officers.; Spanish-American War, 1898.; Picture frames enclosure
    • Print in decorative metal frame; oval with an eagle holding two U.S. flags at top. Head and shoulders portrait of Robert Bruce Wallace in military uniform with U.S.V. visible on his collar.
    • 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.
    • Portrait of woman.

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

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    • Persell, Thomas B.
    • Uncased; circular image on a convex round of metal.; Head and shoulders portrait of bearded Thomas B. Persell wearing a bow tie.
    • 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.
    • 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 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 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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 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.
    • Portrait of man.

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

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Children--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 91
    • 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.
    • [Private David Sweetmedicine]

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    • Sweetmedicine, David.; United States. Army. Cavalry, 8th.; Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Indians in military service.; Soldiers--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number).
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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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    • 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 young woman.

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    • Uncased.; Upper body portrait of young woman seated wearing dress, necklace, and ring, with hands crossed over lap.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Uncased, has mat. Upper body portrait of seated woman wearing dress with lace collar and cameo/brooch at neck.
    • 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.
    • Portrait of young girl.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, and decorated preserver showing oval image.; Upper body portrait of short-haired girl, wearing dress.
    • 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.
    • Portrait of woman.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of seated woman wearing dress with collar.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Barthelmess Indian.

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    • Spotted Hawk (Northern Cheyenne Indian); Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Rifles--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : (no number)
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Rebecca Persell.

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    • Persell, Rebecca.
    • Uncased; circular image on a convex round of metal. Head and shoulders portrait of woman in dark clothes.
    • 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.
    • St. Joseph's Orphans Home, Helena, Mont.

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    • St. Joseph's Orphanage (Helena, Mont.); Children's clothing.; Nuns.; Orphanages--Montana--Helena.
    • Vintage negative number : (no vintage negative).; Group portrait of young boys and girls posed with Catholic nuns on porch and steps of orphanage in Helena.
    • 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...
    • Cheyenne Maidens.

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    • Cheyenne Indians--Montana.; Women--Montana.
    • Vintage negative number : 555
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Portrait of young man.

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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Dean and Emerson patent applied for/ Worcester, Mass. No. 36". Head and shoulders portrait of young man.
    • 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.

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