Ambrotypes Collection Inventory

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U VW Z Y Z    UNIDENTIFIED

Imperial or Mammoth Plate - Larger than 6 ½" x 8½"
Whole Plate - 6 ½" x 8 ½"
Half Plate - 4 ¼" x 5 ½"
Quarter Plate - 3 ¼" x 4 ¼"
Sixth Plate - 2 ¾" x 3 ¼"
Ninth Plate - 2"x 2 ½"
Sixteenth Plate - 1 ½" x 1 ¾"


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  • ASHBURNHAM, MA. Fairbanks House. Half plate. Badly cracked (repaired with tape). Image of large farm house and out buildings. Rocky field in foreground. Family and cattle stand in front of house and barn.view larger image (scan #003579-0001)


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  • BAKER, Henry, of Sanbornton Bridge NH. Sixth plate. Waist length portrait of a bearded man wearing a dark cape.view larger image (scan #003579-0002)
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  • BARRELL, ----, "Uncle of G.B.C. [George Barrell Cheever, 1807-1890]" Oval. Bust length image of man with graying chin whiskers and unruly hair. Cheeks and lips have been tinted pink. Case decorated with diamond shaped motif surrounded by lacy rectangular border.view larger image (scan #003579-0003)
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  • BUCKINGHAM, F. H. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Knee length portrait of young man standing against neutral background. He wears dark shirt with buttons down front and light pants. Hooks thumb of right hand in pocket and the other hand over buttons on shirt. Octagonal-shaped Union case with geometric pattern (Krainik no. 347, Peck and Halvorson, New Haven, CT)view larger image (scan #003579-0004)
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  • BUSH, Frank. Quarter plate. From Banister Estate, October 19, 1933. Child with ringlets, wearing plaid dress stands full length, leaning on table at left. No case. Backed with underexposed tintype of another child. H.L. Beal, 271 Main St. Piper's Block, Worcester. view larger image (scan #003579-0005)


  • BUTLER, Mary Frances Pearson. Ninth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Young woman seated with hands folded on lap. Cheeks tinted pink.view larger image (scan #003579-0006)
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  • CHILDS, Abigail. Ninth plate. Gift of Lucia R. Bartlett, December 26, 1931. Bust length portrait of young woman wearing brocade patterned dress, dark lace in hair. Inscribed on verso: "Abigail Childs, adopted daughter of Deacon Childs, Woodstock, Conn. Pupil at Ladies Coll. Inst. Worcester in the early sixties."view larger image (scan #003579-0007)


  • COOK, Erastus and Mary, sixth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. Couple shown seated, waist length, woman on the left and man on the right. The man is tall and has unruly hair, both sitters cheeks have been tinted pink. Sitters identified by graphite inscription inside back of case, under photograph. view larger image (scan #441214-0152a)
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  • CUTTER, John C. (7 yrs.), 1858. Ninth plate. Boy in checked pants and patterned jacket stands, leaning on table at left.view larger image (scan #003579-0008)
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  • CUTTER, Walter. (3 yrs.), 1860. Sixth plate. Small boy seated on draped chair, wearing striped stockings and off-the-shoulder patterned dress. view larger image (scan #003579-0009)
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  • DANIELS, Miss. Ca. 1850's or 1860's. Ninth plate. Gift of Lucia R. Bartlett, December 26, 1931. Young woman, waist length, with striped dress. Beaded hair net with beads hanging down. Cheeks and lips tinted pink. Inscribed on verso: "Miss Daniels, Ladies Coll. Inst." late 50s or early 60s."view larger image (scan #003579-0010)


  • DAVIS, Mary Goodell. Ninth plate. No case. Bust length portrait of light-eyed woman in trimmed bonnet with long ties hanging down bodice.view larger image (scan #003579-0011)


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  • FARLEY, Sarah Elizabeth Chamberlin. Ninth plate. From Hardwick and Allied Families Collection. Oval bust length portrait of woman in dark dress with elaborate patterned lace collar.view larger image (scan #003579-0012)
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  • FELTON, Stella. ca. 1860. Ninth plate. Gift of Lucia R. Bartlett, Dec. 26, 1931. Young girl with dark ringlets. Inscribed on outside of case, "Stella Felton, an English girl at Ladies' Collegiate Inst., in late fifties or early sixties."view larger image (scan #003579-0013)
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  • FOBES, Edwin Francis, 1856-1926. Ninth plate. From the Fobes, Hayward, and Northrop Family Collection. Chubby cheeked boy seated in chair, wearing checked dress and holding hat on lap. Cracked top to bottom, just off center to right. No case.view larger image (scan #003579-0014)


  • FOBES, Kate, 1819-1867. Ninth plate. From the Fobes, Hayward, and Northrop Family Collection. Bust length image of light-eyed woman with dark lace on hair coiled left and right. view larger image (scan #003579-0015)
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  • FOLMAN, A. Sixth plate. Damaged image with emulsion falling off plate. Man shown in profile, facing left.view larger image (scan #003579-0016)


  • FORBES, Mrs. Ebenezer W. of Millbury. Ninth plate. Bust length portrait of woman with hair up, wearing patterned dress with light collar and cameo at neck.view larger image (scan #003579-0017)
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  • FRAMINGHAM, MA. Railroad station, ca. 1855-1860. Half plate. view larger image (scan #003579-0018)


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  • GAGE, Lois ?, sister of George Manlius Gage. Ninth plate. Bust length portrait of a young woman in a lace collar and dark dress. Badly flaked surface. No case. Gift of Ingrid E. Wade, 2010.view larger image (scan #003579-0147)



  • GAGE, Mary Sargent, sister of George Manlius Gage. Sixth plate. Waist length portrait of a woman in a dark dress. Cheeks are tinted pink. Case features mother of pearl inlay in floral pattern. Gift of Ingrid E. Wade, 2010.view larger image (scan #003579-0148)
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  • GAGE, unknown sister of George Manlius Gage. Sixth plate. Bust length portrait of a woman in dark dress with white collar and cameo pin at throat. Her hair is parted in the middle. Surface of image is crackled and case is broken. Gift of Ingrid E. Wade, 2010.view larger image (scan #003579-0149)
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  • GAGE family, unidentified man with dark hair and beard. Sixth plate. Cheeks are tinted pink. Mounted in a small frame. Gift of Ingrid E. Wade, 2010.view larger image (scan #003579-0150)



  • GAGE family, unidentified man with thin face and large dark eyes. Quarter plate. He wears a dark suit coat over a light colored shirt and vest. Case includes label under plate that reads: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co., manufacturers of Daguerreotype Cases. L.P. & Co. are the sole proprietors and only legal manufacturers of Union Cases with the embracing riveted hinge. Patented Oct. 14, 1856 & April 21, 1857." Union case, Chasse au Faucon, (Krainik No. 32, A.P. Critchlow & Co., Northhampton, Massachusetts). Gift of Ingrid E. Wade, 2010.view larger image (scan #003579-0151)
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  • GATES, Joseph, 1832-1899. Ninth plate. From the Gates-Stearns Collection. Liner stamped: "H.D. MAXHAM" and fabric inside embossed with: "MAXHAM'S 50¢ AMBROTYPES." Bust length portrait of young man wearing a checkered vest and dark suit.view larger image (scan #003579-0019)
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  • GROSVENOR, Mary, as child. Sixth plate. Gift of Ruth G. Woodis, July 27, 1987. From the Grosvenor Family Collection. Young girl with long ringlets, seated wearing off-shoulder dotted dress and chocker with heart pendant.view larger image (scan #003579-0020)
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  • GROSVENOR, Mary, as child. Quarter plate. Gift of Ruth G. Woodis, July 27, 1987. From the Grosvenor Family Collection. Young girl with long ringlets, seated and resting feet and right hand on carved chair at left. Glass is dirty.view larger image (scan #003579-0021)
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  • HALL, COLONEL and NEWMAN, Lieut., Dec. 20, 1863, Stone, South Carolina, Hilton Head. Given to Clara Barton on same day and mentioned in her diary. Two gentlemen in military uniforms. One seated, other stands at right. Seated man has full beard, standing has only moustache. Union case (Krainik, no. 64, Littlefield, Parsons & Co., Northampton & New York)view larger image (scan #003579-0022)
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  • HANSON, Carrie. Sixth plate. Case inscribed: "Carrie Hanson of Southbridge, Mss. Married Dwight Rockwell, Hartford and finally went to Minneapolis where she died." Wears off the shoulder dress with sheer lace covering. Bust length, head turned to left. view larger image (scan #003579-0023)
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  • HANSON, George. Ninth plate. No case. Back inscribed, "George Hanson of Southbridge, father of Carrie Hanson Rockwell." Bust length portrait of man with tousled hair.view larger image (scan #003579-0024)


  • HANSON, George. Ninth plate. No case. Bust length portrait of young man with tousled hair and wispy beard.view larger image (scan #003579-0025)


  • HANSON, John. Ninth plate. Case inscribed: "John Hanson, son of George Hanson of Southbridge, Mass. Picture taken more than 60 years ago" Bust length portrait of young man in patterned satin vest and dark suit. view larger image (scan #003579-0026)
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  • HARDWICK, Saul Peck. Ninth plate. From Hardwick and Allied Families Collection. Bust length portrait of older man with gray beard.view larger image (scan #003579-0027)
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  • HARDWICK, Saul Peck. Ninth plate. From Hardwick and Allied Families Collection. Bust length portrait of older man with gray beard, wearing a dark top hat.view larger image (scan #003579-0028)
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  • HOLLISTON, MA. Town Hall. Front view of large building with three arch-topped windows. Sign for "Market" hangs at right. Horse drawn vehicles near shed at left and also at far right.view larger image (scan #003579-0029)


  • HOLLISTON, MA. Universalist Church and house with stores on first floor. Half plate.view larger image (scan #003579-0030)


  • HUBBARD, Hiram. Ninth plate. Bust length image of man with moustache, wearing a checked vest and neck cloth.view larger image (scan #003579-0031)
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  • HUBBARD, Hiram, Jr. Taken by A.P. Trott. Ninth plate. Young man in dark cap with thumb hooked through button hole in vest. Backed by blue card: "North End Ambrotype, Melainotype, and Photograph Rooms, 199 Hanover St. Up but one flight of stairs. Likenesses set in Lockets, Pins, and Fancy Cases. Copying carefully executed. A.P. Trott."view larger image (scan #003579-0032)


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  • JANO, John, Rev. Ambrotype of sketch, sixth plate. Case includes letter to Dr. and Mrs. Cheever from Mrs. Peter Ludlow. Sketch of wigged minister, holding a book and wearing tab collar. view larger image (scan #003579-0033)
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  • KEELER, Mr. and Mrs. Two ambrotypes in one case. Quarter plates. She is shown seated, knee length in plaid dress with lace trim. Rests right elbow on table. He is seated in a chair with elbow resting on back of chair. He has unruly hair and beard. view larger image (scan #003579-0034)
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  • KNOWLES, Mr. (Husband of Laura Latimer). Quarter plate. Gift of Ruth G. Woodis, July 27, 1987. From the Grosvenor Family Collection. Waist length portrait of seated man, resting elbow on table at right. Union case and book on table. Man has dark beard and hair. view larger image (scan #003579-0035)
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  • LATIMER, George. Sixth plate. Gift of Ruth G. Woodis, July 27, 1987. From the Grosvenor Family Collection. Eagle and shield motif on leather case. Label inside in two hands reads, "George Latimer, (drowned), brother of Grandma Grosvenor" Bust length portrait of young man wearing large neck cloth with long ties hanging down chest. Way hair parted on right.view larger image (scan #003579-0036)
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  • LATIMER, Laura (daughter of Elisha Latimer). Sixth plate. Gift of Ruth G. Woodis, July 27, 1987. From the Grosvenor Family Collection. Waist length portrait of woman seated, resting left elbow on small table and chin on hand. Wears dark dress with white cuffs striped with dark accent piping.view larger image (scan #003579-0037)
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  • LELAND, Sanford (son of Gilbert & Adaline). Eight plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. Sitter identified by graphite inscription inside case, under image. Bust portrait of a young man with a handkerchief in his suit pocket. He is seated against a painted landscape backdrop of trees. Trees have been tinted green. view larger image (scan #003579-000)
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  • LOMBARD, Alanson Allen, 1803-1881. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Family Album. Parker's Gallery, 301 Main St., Worcester. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Older man with graying hair, bust length, cheeks tinted pink.view larger image (scan #003579-0038)


  • LOMBARD, Mrs. Alanson A. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Older woman in patterned dress with lace collar and pin at throat. view larger image (scan #003579-0039)


  • LOMBARD, Henry Faulkner, 1834-1917. Sixth plate. From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Heavily bearded man in top hat, seated with hands in lap.view larger image (scan #003579-0040)


  • LOMBARD, Henry Faulkner, 1834-1917. Ninth plate incorrectly labeled as ferrotype. From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Bearded man, oval format with fringed neck cloth.view larger image (scan #003579-0041)


  • LOMBARD, Edward K. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Young man with moustache. Gold liner with Civil War motifs.view larger image (scan #003579-0042)


  • LOMBARD, Nathan Austin. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Bust length portrait of man with thinning hair in dark suit. view larger image (scan #003579-0043)


  • "Lou." Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. Sitter identified by graphite inscription inside case, under image. Waist-length portrait of a woman wearing a plaid dress with white collar. Her cheeks have been tinted pink.view larger image (scan #441214-0154a)
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  • MAY, Eliza Pike. Ninth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Dark-haired young woman, with chin held up, bust length in dark dress with oval pin at throat.view larger image (scan #003579-0044)
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  • MAY, Samuel Sawyer. Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. No case. Bust length portrait of gray haired man wearing dark suit. view larger image (scan #003579-0045)


  • MCFARLAND, Mollie. Ca. 1850's or 1860's. Ninth plate. Gift of Lucia R. Bartlett, December 26, 1931. Waist length portrait of young woman in dark dress wearing sheer shawl over shoulders and dark bracelets on wrists. Cheeks tinted pink. view larger image (scan #003579-0046)
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  • MOEN, Mrs. Philip L. (Maria Sloan Grant). Sixth plate. Woman seated with left elbow resting on table. She wears a solid dress with lace collar and cuffs.view larger image (scan #003579-0047)
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  • MUNGER, Watson. Ca. 1860. Ninth plate. Gift of Lucia R. Bartlett, Dec. 26,1931. Son of Rev. Munger. Bust length image of young man with lower edge faded out.view larger image (scan #003579-0048)


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  • NICHOLS, Lizzie and Eillen DICKINSON, aged 12 years; [Mara?] Nichols, 6 years; Lulu Dickinson, 3 years; and Lisa MERITHIEU, age 3. ca. 1857. Two older girls stand behind the three younger ones. All wear patterned dresses. Union case, General Marion in his Swamp (Krainik, no. 17, Littlefield, Parsons, & Co., Northampton and New York)view larger image (scan #003579-0049)
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  • NOURSE, Walter B. (1853-1906) and Emma S. (1855-1948), of Westborough, MA. Sixth plate. Emma sits at right, brother stands at left and extends his arm to hold her hand. Both have short hair. Hand coloring on cheeks and fabric on which Emma sits.view larger image (scan #003579-0050)
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  • PEARSON, Catherine Rice. Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Dark-haired woman wearing glasses, shown waist length. Seated with hands clasped at waist.view larger image (scan #003579-0051)
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  • PEARSON, John. Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Bust length portrait of bearded man, partially bolding head. Wears dark suit and light colored vest and shirt. view larger image (scan #003579-0052)
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  • PEARSON, Mary Louise May, with baby George Albert Pearson. Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Young mother seated at right with baby on lap at left. Baby wears printed dress. Copy from daguerreotype?view larger image (scan #003579-0053)
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  • PEARSON, N. Foster. Ninth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Bust length portrait of young man with bushy goatee beard, wearing checked vest and plaid neck cloth.view larger image (scan #003579-0054)
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  • PEARSON, Nehemiah. Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Bust length portrait of older man with graying curly hair. He wears dark suit and standing collar.view larger image (scan #003579-0055)
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  • PEARSON, Nehemiah, and Catherine Rice Pearson. Two ambrotypes in one case. Sixth plates. From the Pearson Collection. Older man with grey wispy hair, shown bust length in dark suit in case at left. Waist length portrait of woman in case at right, wearing dark dress with buttons down the front, hands clasped in lap. Union case with shell and geometric pattern (Krainik #261, Peck and Halvorson, New Haven, CT)view larger image (scan #003579-0056)
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  • PEARSON, Nehemiah, with his four sons. (L-R: Merrick PEARSON, John PEARSON, Nehemiah PEARSON, N. Foster PEARSON and Silas PEARSON.) Whole plate. All five men shown seated. Oldest man in center. view larger image (scan #003579-0057)
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  • PIKE, Mrs. Sister-in-law of Eliza Pike. Ninth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Bust length portrait of woman with shawl around shoulders. She wears a lace cap with dark ribbons and lace collar.view larger image (scan #003579-0058)
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  • REARDON, Nellie. Ca. 1860. Ninth plate. Gift of Lucia R. Bartlett, Dec. 26, 1931. Label on verso: "Nellie Reardon, Ladies Coll. Institute about 1859 or 1860." Bust length portrait of young girl with large beads in hair and broad stripes across dress. No case.view larger image (scan #003579-0059)


  • RICE, May. Sixteenth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Bust length portrait of woman wearing large hoop earrings, head turned left. In tooled leather case.view larger image (scan #003579-0060)
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  • RICE, May. Sixteenth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Bust length portrait of woman wearing large hoop earrings, head turned left. No case.view larger image (scan #003579-0061)


  • RICE, May. Sixteenth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Bust length portrait of woman wearing large hoop earrings, head turned left. No case. Surface scratched. view larger image (scan #003579-0062)


  • RICE, May. Sixteenth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Bust length portrait of woman wearing large hoop earrings. Back of case only.view larger image (scan #003579-0063)
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  • RICE, May. Case includes 4 small newspaper clippings recording weddings and a mss. Note "Mrs. Potter. None can know thee, but to love thee / Or can name thee, but to praise." Sixteenth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Domed case marked inside cover "Shreve, Stanwood & Co., Boston." Bust length portrait of woman wearing large hoop earrings.view larger image (scan #003579-0064)
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  • ROBINSON, Mrs. Martha Maria (Bartlett), b. 1835. Ninth plate. Slip of paper in case: "Martha Maria Bartlett / Daughter of / Rufus & Caroline Dodge Bartlett, born in Norton [?] April 6, 1835." Bust length portrait of young woman with dark hair, wearing polka dotted dress with lace collar. Case velvet inscribed inside front cover: "Maxham's 50¢ Ambrotypes, Harrington Cors." Gold liner stamped "L.J. Phillips" and "R.D. Maxham"view larger image (scan #003579-0065)
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  • SCANDLIN, William G., Chaplin for the 15th Massachusetts Regiment. Sixth plate. Bust length image of bearded man wearing dark neck cloth. Written around edges: "Wm. G. Scandlin / Chaplain 15th Mass. Regiment" Possibly a copy photograph?view larger image (scan #003579-0066)
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  • SMITH, Francelia. Ca. 1860. Ninth plate. Gift of Lucia R. Bartlett, Dec. 26, 1931. Label on case reads: "Francelia Smith / Woodstock - pupil / Ladies Coll. Inst. / Worcester Class 1861. / and my roommate for a term or two." Profile bust length of young woman in off the shoulder gown. She is shown in profile, facing left.view larger image (scan #003579-0067)
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  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. Engine Jupiter outside of South Framingham Hotel. Sixth plate. Tinted. Two figures in cab of engine, load of wood in hopper behind train.view larger image (scan #003579-0068)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. Engine Jupiter outside of South Framingham Hotel stables. Ninth plate. Man leans out of engine, smoke comes out of stack on engine.view larger image (scan #003579-0069)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. Railroad shop with blacksmiths. Half plate. view larger image (scan #003579-0070)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. Ninth plate. Large wooden house with outbuildings and fence in foreground. Chimneys have been tinted red.view larger image (scan #003579-0071)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. Ninth plate. Large house with three chimneys, carved decoration on peaks. Fence in foreground. view larger image (scan #003579-0072)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. Street scene with two residences. Ninth plate, set in oval. Winter scene with two wooden houses.view larger image (scan #003579-0073)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. Unidentified building. Quarter plate. Tinted red brick structure with porches on bottom two levels. Addition off of back of building, also brick. view larger image (scan #003579-0074)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. Street scene with residence, Town Hall, and lunch cart. Quarter plate. Tinted. Winter scene. Large wooden house at far right. Town hall partially obscured by cart at left. view larger image (scan #003579-0075)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. Straw factory. Sixth plate. Croup of large buildings partially obscured by group of trees. Steeple rises in distance at center. Large pile of railroad ties in foreground.view larger image (scan #003579-0076)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. South Framingham Hotel. Quarter plate. Colored image of wooden structure with two chimneys. Hotel sign hangs below top floor windows. Two woman look out of top floor window. Other figures sit and stand on porch. Railroad tracks in foreground. view larger image (scan #003579-0077)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. South Framingham Hotel with peddler's cart. Half plate. Wooden hotel buildings in background. Male peddler seated on driver's seat of large wooden cart pulled by light-colored horse. Cart is loaded with brooms, baskets and pails. view larger image (scan #003579-0078)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. Waverly Hall. Half plate. Signs for Charles Porter Dry Goods, Boots, etc. on both facades of building. Many figures seated on steps and standing nearby.view larger image (scan #003579-0079)


  • SOUTH Framingham, MA. Waverly Hall. Half plate. Signs for Charles Porter Dry Goods, Boots, etc. on both facades of building. Groups of figures at left only. view larger image (scan #003579-0080)


  • SPAULDING, Harriet. Ca. 1860. Ninth plate. Gift of Lucia R. Bartlett, Dec. 26, 1931. Label on case reads: "Harriet Spaulding / Townsend, Mass. / Rec'd sometime in the sixties" Waist length portrait of seated woman resting one arm on table at right. view larger image (scan #003579-0081)
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  • STEARNS, Collin(s) M., 1818-1897.STEARNS, Collin(s) M., 1818-1897. Gift of his unnamed granddaughter, 1956. Sixth plate. From the Gates-Stearns Collection. Bust length portrait of man with graying beard, wearing patterned satin vest. Glass is broken into several shards in lower right.view larger image (scan #003579-0082)
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  • STEARNS, Collin(s) M., 1818-1897, and wife Sophia Cole, 1813-1876. Sixth plate. From the Gates-Stearns Collection. Couple stands side by side with woman on the left. She wears a printed dress with lace collar and pin at throat. He wears dark jacket and light vest.view larger image (scan #003579-0083)
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  • TAFT, Jotham Wood, 1816-1910, valentine maker. Sixth plate. Gift of Norman M. Taft, February 13, 1979. Waist length portrait of young man with wavy hair, wearing dark suit and striped neck cloth. Ambrotype set in case so both sides are visible. No backing material used. view larger image (scan #003579-0084)
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  • TITUS, Bethiah (Bertha). Ninth plate. Gift of Ruth G. Woodis, July 27, 1987. From the Grosvenor Family Collection. Label inside reads: "sister of David, Theodore, Jo, etc. Children of Lucy Gros[venor] and David Manning" Young woman with arms crossed at waist, wearing off shoulder dress with sheer shawl edged with stripes. view larger image (scan #003579-0085)
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  • TOWER, Samuel Stone. Sixth plate. Portrait of dark haired man with clipped beard and short hair, shown bust length.view larger image (scan #003579-0086)
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  • TRASK, Mary Hardwick. Sixth plate. Gold liner stamped in lower corners: "Cutting's Pat." and "By Aull & Hill." From Hardwick and Allied Families Collection. Bust length portrait of woman with dark dress, lace collar and plaid ribbon at neck.view larger image (scan #003579-0087)
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  • WARREN, "Grandmother." Ninth plate. Young woman with long ringlets seated, shown waist length resting arm on table at right. She wears patterned dress. view larger image (scan #003579-0088)
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  • WASHBURN, Mrs. Ichabod. Case contains lock of hair. Ninth plate. Profile image of woman turned facing right. view larger image (scan #003579-0089)
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  • WILLIAMS, Chauncey Cleveland, 1853-1938, as a boy. Ninth plate. Young boy seated in chair wearing suit with buttons down front. He holds cap in hand.view larger image (scan #003579-0090)
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  • WOODWARD, S.B. as small child (ca. 1856?). Sixth plate. From the Woodward Collection. Young child in off-should dark top, with no background.view larger image (scan #003579-0091)
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  • WOODWARD, S.B. as small child (ca. 1856?). Sixth plate. From the Woodward Collection. Young child in off-should light top, with no background.view larger image (scan #003579-0092)
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  • WOODWARD, S. B. ca. 1858. Ninth plate. From the Woodward Collection. Bust portrait of young boy, no background. Union case, angel with cornucopia (Krainik, no. 394 and 498, Littlefield, Parsons & Co., Northampton, MA and New York, NY)view larger image (scan #003579-0093)
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  • WRISLEY, Hollis S., 1829-1881. Quarter plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. Inscribed inside back cover: .Hollis S. Wrisley, Co. K, 1st Reg. Mass. Vol., Albany, N.Y./ Luana Rice, Hollis S. Wrisley." Waist length portrait of a man with a thick beard. He wears a suit with plaid scarf and holds his hands in his lap. Cover of case is off. view larger image (scan #441214-0155a)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED child, very young (2-3 years old). Sixth plate. From the Banister Collection. Child stands on a turned chair and rests hand on table at left. Child wears an off the shoulder dress with dark trim at bottom. view larger image (scan #003579-0094)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED boy. Ninth plate. From the Fobes, Hayward, and Northrop Family Collection. Young boy seated wearing light pants and dark shirt with bow at neck. No case.view larger image (scan #003579-0095)


  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. Inner gold liner stamped: "Cuttings Patent, July 11, 1854, Spooner Bro." Gift of M. S. Horner, 1938.Young man in rumpled coat, shown waist length with polka dotted tie. view larger image (scan #003579-0096)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. Inner gold liner stamped: "Cuttings Patent, July 11, 1854" Gift of M. S. Horner, 1938. Bust length portrait of a woman with black lace on hair, white lace collar, and oval pin at throat.view larger image (scan #003579-0097)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Older man with thin wispy hair shown waist length holding glasses in hand.view larger image (scan #003579-0098)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Oval format, bust length man wearing top hat. No case.view larger image (scan #003579-0099)


  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Oval format, bust length man wearing suit and thin tie at neck. Gold liner stamped with Civil War images (cannon, eagles, flags, drums). view larger image (scan #003579-0100)


  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Oval format bust length of woman wearing sheer shawl over dress, looking straight out at viewer.view larger image (scan #003579-0101)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Bust length in profile, looking right. Gold liner stamped at lower right, "M.S. Chapin."view larger image (scan #003579-0102)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Waist length portrait of woman seated with hands in lap.view larger image (scan #003579-0103)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Waist length portrait of woman seated with left elbow on back of chair. She wears short sleeved dress. Image flawed from deterioration.view larger image (scan #003579-0104)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Bust length with beard, wearing dark hat and smoking pipe. Cancelled 3¢ stamp on verso.view larger image (scan #003579-0105)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Older man, shown waist-length, with gray hair swept up in front. Wears dark suit with vest unbuttoned, hands in lap.view larger image (scan #003579-0106)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Man with beard and short hair wearing dark suit with light shirt and patterned tie at neck.view larger image (scan #003579-0107)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Young light-eyed woman with curly dark hair seated in front of painted backdrop.view larger image (scan #003579-0108)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Young woman with dark hair. Shown waist length leaning cheek on hand with elbow resting on table at right. Wears patterned dress with lace collar and sheer black gloves. view larger image (scan #003579-0109)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Large woman wearing plain dress and shawl seated in wooden chair, holding a book in both hands across stomach. view larger image (scan #003579-0110)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Dark haired woman with plaid dress, shown seated, waist-length, with elbow resting on table at right.view larger image (scan #003579-0111)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man.UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Young man with thick unruly dark hair and beard, shown bust length, wearing dark suit and striped neck cloth.view larger image (scan #003579-0112)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Dark haired young woman shown bust length, smiling slightly. Long ribbon drops from hair over left shoulder.view larger image (scan #003579-0113)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Dark haired young woman seated in carved back chair, head turned slightly left. Long ribbon drops from hair over left shoulder.view larger image (scan #003579-0114)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Young woman with thick, short ringlets, shown waist length. She wears striped dress with lace collar and dark belt. [AAS has original daguerreotype from which this image is copied].view larger image (scan #003579-0115)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman, possibly Mrs. RICE. Ninth plate. From the Woodward Collection. Young woman with tidy hair and dark dress, shown bust length against neutral background. Oval Union Case, geometric (Krainik, no. 707, Littlefield, Parsons & Co., Northampton, MA and New York, NY).view larger image (scan #003579-0116)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED female slave from Lancaster, S.C. Ninth plate. Case has no cover. Badly faded and scratched image of African American woman, shown bust length, wearing light colored turban and dark dress with gold pin at throat.view larger image (scan #003579-0117)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED children, very young; two ambrotypes in same case. Ninth plates. Image on left side badly scratched, showing small child seated in wooden chair wearing light dress with small pattern. Image on right side shows older girl, seared with hands in lap. Backgrounds of both have been tinted white.view larger image (scan #003579-0118)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. Knee-length image of heavily bearded man seated with hand resting on table at left. Large top hat on table.view larger image (scan #003579-0119)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixteenth plate. From the Hovey Gage Estate. Bust length portrait of dark haired woman.view larger image (scan #003579-0120)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. Gift of Helena Shea, January 12, 1988. Portrait of man with side whiskers, wearing dark suit with patterned vest.view larger image (scan #003579-0121)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. Gift of Carol Clark, November 20, 1991. Portrait of bearded man with light-colored eyes. view larger image (scan #003579-0122)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. Gift of Carol Clark, November 20, 1991. Bust length portrait of dark-haired young woman in striped dress.view larger image (scan #003579-0123)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. Gift of Julia O. Beals, January 6, 1994. Portrait of young man in dark coat. He has moustache and dark hair and it turned slightly left. Union case, scroll pattern (Krainik, no. 321, Littlefield, Parsons & Co., MA and NY)view larger image (scan #003579-0124)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man, possibly a member of the Jonas PARKER family. Sixth plate. Gift of Sarah Elizabeth Parker M. Chauncey Hemingway. Dark haired young man with moustache, wearing patterned neck tie. Union case, Indian monument, Havana, Cuba (Krainik, #126 and #127, Littlefield, Parsons & Co., MA and NY)view larger image (scan #003579-0125)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Quarter plate. From the Hovey Gage Estate. Woman with dark dress and wavy hair shown waist length. Surface is fractured. Gold liner stamped with shields.view larger image (scan #003579-0126)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Profile of bearded man facing left. Tinted and faded. No case. view larger image (scan #003579-0127)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man, 1854. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Dark haired man with thinning hair and thick side whiskers. Image is fractured. Gold liner is stamped "Clark & Holmes, Troy, N.Y., at July 11.1854." No cover on case. view larger image (scan #003579-0128)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man.UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Older man in light colored coat. Thinning grey hair, cheeks tinted pink. view larger image (scan #003579-0129)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Young man wearing military uniform and cap. Gold buttons down chest, buckle on cap. view larger image (scan #003579-0130)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixteenth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Woman with dark hair, bust length, braid on top of head. view larger image (scan #003579-0131)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Young woman, bust length, with tassels on hair covering, dangling on neck at left. view larger image (scan #003579-0132)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Woman with hint of smile in dark dress trimmed with velvet. She has lace covering on hair. view larger image (scan #003579-0133)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Woman with dark dress, lace collar and cap. Touch of gold at throat. view larger image (scan #003579-0134)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED child. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Young child seated wearing dark off shoulder dress. Dark hair parted in center.view larger image (scan #003579-0135)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED children. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Gift of Mrs. Hadley Spear. Image of young boy standing at left, girl seated at left. Girl reaches arm out to boy's elbow. view larger image (scan #003579-0136)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Woman in patterned dress, glass broken. No case. view larger image (scan #003579-0137)


  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Bust length portrait of woman with ringlets, wearing off-shoulder dress. No case. view larger image (scan #003579-0138)


  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Woman shown turned to the left, wearing dark dress and lace collar. No case. view larger image (scan #003579-0139)


  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Young girl with thick ringlets wearing light colored dress. No case. view larger image (scan #003579-0140)


  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Woman in striped dress, with tassels from hair net at left. No case. view larger image (scan #003579-0141)


  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Badly fractured image of woman in patterned dress. Green background visible through fractures. view larger image (scan #003579-0142)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Woman in patterned dress with hair up and ribbons falling from hair at right, holding something small in her hands in front of her waist. view larger image (scan #003579-0143)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Waist-length portrait of a man wearing a dark coat and patterned vest. He has dark hair, flipped up on one side. Half case. view larger image (scan #003579-0144)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED women. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Gift of Philip J. Lampi, 2005. Waist-length portrait of two women in bonnets. Flaking badly, large losses. No case. view larger image (scan #003579-0145)


  • UNIDENTIFIED man. From the Scattering Collection. Damaged. No case. Bust length portrait of man with large nose, facing left. Gold liner stamped "M.S. Chapin" over the stamp "Glaister" in lower right corner. view larger image (scan #003579-0146)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, waist-length portrait of a seated woman resting her arm on a table at right. She wears a patterned dress with solid colored bodice. Gold tinted jewelry and pink cheeks have been added. Sixth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. In a double Union Case (Krainik, #237). Inside cover of case, under image is a label for the manufacturer: .Littlefield, Parsons & Co., Manufacturers of daguerreotype cases. L., P. & Co. are the sole proprietors and the only legal manufacturers of UNION CASES with the Embracing Riveted Hinge, patented October 14, 1856 and April 21, 1857."view larger image (scan #441214-0156a)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED, child seated wearing a checked dress, one hand in lap. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. In a double Union Case (Krainik, #493, S.Peck & Co., New Haven, CT.). Inside case is an advertisement for S. Peck which reads: .Improved Union Cases. S. Peck.s patent, October 3, 1854. S. Peck & Co., New haven, CT., Are the sole manufacturers of the genuine Union Cases, of which, the latest improvement consists of the beautiful shades of color and fineness of texture and of having the hinges inserted in the metal; thus preventing the breaking out of the hinge."view larger image (scan #441214-0157a)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED, child seated wearing a light colored, puffy dress, one hand raised. Edge of petticoat is visible along lower edge of image. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. view larger image (scan #441214-0158a)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED, waist-length portrait of a seated woman wearing a patterned dress, hands crossed on her lap. Dress has a shawl-like design across the bodice and the sitter wears an oval pin at throat, a necklace, bob earrings and a belt buckle. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. view larger image (scan #441214-0159a)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED, waist length portrait of a seated woman wearing black lace gloves and a dark dress with a white collar. Sixth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, not sealed, no mattes. view larger image (scan #441214-0160)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, waist length portrait of a seated man wearing a dark suit. He has light colored eyes and wispy hair. His cheeks have been tinted pink. Sixth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, not sealed, no mattes. view larger image (scan #441214-0161)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, waist length portrait of a seated man wearing a dark suit and striped neck cloth. He has light colored eyes and a slight beard. His cheeks have been tinted pink. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, not sealed, no mattes. view larger image (scan #441214-0162)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, waist length portrait of a seated woman wearing a dark dress with a long necklace. She has light colored eyes and smooth dark air. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, not sealed, no mattes. view larger image (scan #441214-0163)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, child seated with dark smock, one hand holds the arm of the chair at right. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, not sealed, oval matte.view larger image (scan #441214-0164)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, couple seated with woman at left and taller man at right. Both have hands in laps. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, not sealed, oval matte. Tied together with thin thread. view larger image (scan #441214-0165)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, bust-length portrait of woman in a checked dress with long dark cord around her neck. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, not sealed, oval matte.view larger image (scan #441214-0166)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, bust-length portrait of a woman in a solid colored dress with round decorative details (buttons?). She wears a choker and a round brooch at neck. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, not sealed, fluted matte. view larger image (scan #441214-0167)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, child seated with dark smock and patterned skirt, hands are folded in her lap and she wears a ring on one finger. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, oval matte. view larger image (scan #441214-0168)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, couple seated with woman on the right and man on the left. Both have cheeks tinted pink. Woman has arms crossed over her chest. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, oval matte. view larger image (scan #441214-0169)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, waist-length portrait of a woman seated in a patterned dress. Surface is badly abraded. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, not sealed along one side, oval matte. view larger image (scan #441214-0170)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, bust length portrait of an older woman in a dark dress and wide dark eyes. Back of chair just visible at right. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, oval matte. view larger image (scan #441214-0171)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, bust length portrait of a man in a dark suit and spotted neck cloth. No beard. Surface tarnished. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, oval matte. view larger image (scan #441214-0172)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, bust length portrait of a man in a dark suit and dark cap. He has a moustache and a pointed beard. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, oval matte. view larger image (scan #441214-0173)


  • UNIDENTIFIED, bust length portrait of a man in a dark suit. His hair is dark and he has no beard or moustache. Image is very dark. Eighth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. No case, oval matte. view larger image (scan #441214-0174)

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