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    • [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.
    • [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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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 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 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 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 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.

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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 woman.

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    • Case embossed with decorative pattern. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Mat reads: "Scovill Mfg. Co. Superior". Upper body portrait of unidentified woman seated with hands across lap; brooch highlighted with gold paint.
    • 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.
    • 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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    • 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 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of seated woman wearing dress with collar.
    • 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.
    • 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.

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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.
    • 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 showing oval image.; Head and shoulders portrait of young man, wearing bow tie.
    • 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.
    • 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.

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