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    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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. 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...
    • 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....
    • 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 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 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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    • 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 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Leather case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Head and shoulder portrait of unidentified man.
    • 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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    • Thermoplastic case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Portrait of unidentified man wearing jacket with velvet collar.
    • 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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    • 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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    • 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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    • Uncased. Has mat, cover glass, and scalloped preserver. Hallmark in upper right "H.B. Bear 40". Head and shoulders portrait of unidentified bearded man.
    • 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 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 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.
    • 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 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 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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    • 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 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 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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    • 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.
    • 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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    • Uncased. Has mat and scalloped preserver. Upper body portrait of woman seated with hands crossed on her lap.
    • 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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    • 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, cover glass, and decorated preserver showing oval image. Upper body portrait of seated woman wearing dress with collar.
    • 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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    • Thermoplastic case. Has decorated preserver showing oval image. Portrait of unidentified woman.
    • Portrait of young boy.

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    • Folded leather case embossed with leaf design around open oval shape. Has decorated preserver with rounded corners around image.; Portrait of young boy, difficult to see image.
    • 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 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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    • 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 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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    • 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 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. 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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    • Couples.
    • Thermoplastic case. Has scalloped preserver. Label pasted in case reads: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co., Manufacturers of Daguerreotype Cases. Patented Oct. 14, 1856, and April 21, 1857". Related to image #C988-001A,B. Two portraits of a bearded man...
    • 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...
    • 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.

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