Daguerreotypes Collection Inventory

Measurements for plate sizes referenced in the inventory are as follows:

  • Imperial or Mammoth Plate - Larger than 6 ½" x 8 ½"
  • 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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UNIDENTIFIED 


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  • AllenALLEN, Ethan, 1738-1789. Daguerreotype of statue, modeled by B.H. Kinney at Burlington VT, 1851. Oval, 4 ¼" x 5 ½" with frame. view larger image (scan #003580-0001)No case.


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  • BaldwinBALDWIN, Charles Clinton, b. 1835. Daguerreotype of subject as a child. Made by Rev. John Denison Baldwin. Sixth plate. Gift of Mrs. Katherine T. Baldwin Sullivan, December 19, 1941. Shows boy seated wearing checked vest and dark bow at neck. view larger image(scan #003580-0002) Case has oval pattern with flowers.view case(scan #003580-0002b)
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  • BaldwinBALDWIN, Charles Clinton, b. 1835. A second daguerreotype of subject as a child, in a slightly different pose. Made by Rev. John Denison Baldwin. Sixth plate. Gift of Mrs. Katherine T. Baldwin Sullivan, December 19, 1941. Shows boy seated wearing checked vest and dark bow at neck. view larger image(scan #003580-0003)
    Case also has floral pattern, but set in a rectangular frame.(scan #003580-0003b)view case
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  • BaldwinBALDWIN, Mrs. John D. (Lemira (?) Hathaway). Made by Rev. John Denison Baldwin. Sixth plate. Gift of Mrs. Katherine T. Baldwin Sullivan, December 19, 1941. Shown waist length, with short fringed scarf around neck. view larger image (scan #003580-0004)
    Case has a harp pattern surrounded by flourish border. view case (scan #003580-0004b)
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  • BanisterBANISTER, Col. Seth and Marcy. Two daguerreotypes of framed paintings, housed in one case, 1869. Sixth plates. Both have been colored. He holds a sword, she holds what appears to be a book. view larger image (scan #003580-0005)
    Case by "M.B. Brady, Casemaker, N.Y." features central harp motif surrounded by flourish with banners in corners. view case (scan #003580-0005b)
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  • BanisterBANISTER, William A. Oval, 3 ¼" x 4 ¼" with frame. Waist length image of seated man with side whiskers. Cheeks and lips have been tinted pink. view larger image (scan #003580-0006)
    Case has a floral bouquet surrounded by elaborate shield border. view case (scan #003580-0006b)
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  • BartonBARTON family dog (Nero?), ca. 1880 [?]. Sixth plate. Gift of Bernard Barton, October 26, 1976. Shows small dark dog with white markings on neck and chest, seated on top of a table covered with patterned cloth. Dog wears a collar which has been tinted gold.view larger image (scan #003580-0007)
    view case (scan #003580-0007b)
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  • BartonBARTON, Capt. Stephen, [father of Clara]. Case contains lock of sandy-colored hair. Sixth plate. Gift of Herman Riccius, May 18, 1962. Bust length portrait of older man turned slightly right. view larger image (scan #003580-0008)
    view case(scan #003580-0008b)
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  • BartonBARTON, Clara [Clarissa Harlowe], 1821-1912. Case contains lock of her hair. Sixth plate. Gift of Herman Riccius, May 18, 1962.view larger image(scan #003580-0009)
    view case(scan #003580-0009b)
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  • BartonBARTON, David. Case contains two locks of light-colored hair. January 1879. Sixth plate. Gift of Herman Riccius, May 18, 1962. Oval format image of man at bust-length wearing dark suit and vest. Has dark side chin whiskers and light colored eyes. view larger image (scan #003580-0010)
    view case(scan #003580-0010b)

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  • BartonBARTON, Ida Adelia (Mrs. Adolf Riccius), b. 1847. Aged about 10. Ninth plate. Gift of Herman Riccius, May 18, 1962. Includes lock of sandy colored hair. Shows girl seated, wearing a patterned dress and solid shawl. Necklace with round pendant at throat. Cheeks tinted pink.view larger image(scan #003580-0011)
    view case(scan #003580-0011b)

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  • BartonBARTON, Ida Adelia (Mrs. Adolf Riccius), b. 1847. Ninth plate, placed in a sixth plate case. Gift of Herman Riccius, May 18, 1962. Shows girl seated, wearing a patterned dress and solid shawl. Necklace with round pendant at throat. Holds doll on lap.view larger image(scan #003580-0012)
    view case(scan #003580-0012b)

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  • BartonBARTON, Ida and Ada (twins) as girls, b. 1847. Sixth plate. Gift of Herman Riccius, May 18, 1962. Girls sit side by side on two chairs and face front, hands in lap in identical poses. Both wear off the shoulder dresses with pleated fronts, black bead chokers and have short hair cut in a bob style. A gold ring has been painted on fingers of each girl.view larger image(scan #003580-0013)
    view case(scan #003580-0013b)

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  • BartonBARTON, Samuel Rich (?). Daguerreotype of young man. Ninth plates. Gift of Bernard Barton, October 26, 1976. Shows slim young boy seated facing front, with white handkerchief in pocket of vest. view larger image(scan #003580-0014)
    view case(scan #003580-0014b)

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  • BartonBARTON, Samuel Rich (?). Daguerreotype of young man slightly. Ninth plates. Gift of Bernard Barton, October 26, 1976. Same boy pictured in previous daguerreotype but slightly older, seated in pointed back chair wearing silk ascot at neck.view larger image(scan #003580-0015)
    view case(scan #003580-0015b)

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  • BrandtBRANDT, Jacob and wife Miriam. Married ca. 1845-50. Half plate. Gift of Miss M.T. Mellus, July 26, 1938. Couple seated, man on left. Woman holds handkerchief in lap. Inside from of case "J.H. Whitehurst Galleries, New-York, Baltimore, Richmond, Norfolk, Petersburg and Lynchburg."view larger image(scan #003580-0016)
    view case(scan #003580-0016b)

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  • BurrittBURRITT, Elihu, 1810-1879. Half Plate. Man seated in profile, reading an open book on desk at right.view larger image(scan #003580-0017)
    view case(scan #003580-0017b)
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  • BurrittBURRITT, Elihu, 1810-1879. Quarter plate. In uniform, shown bust length, head turned to left.view larger image(scan #003580-0018)
    view case(scan #003580-0018b)
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  • BurrittBURRITT, Elihu, 1810-1879. Quarter plate. Oval format, bust. Turned slightly right with hint of smile.view larger image(scan #003580-0019)
    view case(scan #003580-0019b)
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  • BurrittBURRITT, Elihu, 1810-1879. Sixth plate. In uniform, shown bust length, head turned to right. view larger image(scan #003580-0020)
    In Union case with geometric scroll pattern (Krainik, no. 246, Peck & Halvorson., New Haven, CT)view case(scan #003580-0020b)
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  • BryantBRYANT, Nancy Hardwick. Sixth plate. From Hardwick and Allied Families Collection. Waist length portrait of woman in dark dress with lace collar resting elbow on table at right. Holds small daguerreotype case in hand with similar design to the one that houses this image. view larger image(scan #003580-0021)
    view case(scan #003580-0021b)
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  • BuckinghamBUCKINGHAM, George B. as small boy. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Small boy seated in wooden chair, wearing short sleeve shirt with white buttons down front and checked pants. view larger image(scan #003580-0022)
    view case(scan #003580-0022b)
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  • BurnellBURNELL, Anna Northrop, 1830-1860. Sixth plate. From the Fobes, Hayward, and Northrop Family Collection. Young woman shown seated, knee length, resting elbow on column at right, and chin on hand. Book on column. Fringe on dress or shawl. view larger image(scan #003580-0023)
    view case(scan #003580-0023b)
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  • ButlerBUTLER, Herbert. Ninth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Light-haired young boy, full-length, seated in chair covered with patterned drape.view larger image(scan #003580-0024)
    view case(scan #003580-0024b)
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  • ButlerBUTLER, Willie. Ninth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Full length portrait of young boy seated in chair covered with patterned drape. view larger image(scan #003580-0025)
    view case(scan #003580-0025b)


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  • ChamberlainCHAMBERLAIN, Dr. W.B. Sixth plate. Gift of Mrs. Edgar A. Fisher, December 9, 1923. Young man wearing dark suit and silk neck cloth, bust length.view larger image(scan #003580-0026)
    view case(scan #003580-0026b)
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  • ChamberlainCHAMBERLAIN, Ebenezer, Jr. Ninth plate. Oval format. Man, squinting, wearing patterned vest with dark suit. Union case with scroll pattern (Krainik, no. 507 Littlefield, Parsons & Co., Northampton, MA and New York, NY)view larger image(scan #003580-0027)
    view case(scan #003580-0027b)
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  • ChamberlainCHAMBERLIN, Eliza Bryant. Thumbnail (gem) size. From Hardwick and Allied Families Collection. Oval portrait of woman in dark dress with white lace collar. view larger image(scan #003580-0028)
    view case(scan #003580-0028b)
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  • CHEEVER, Dr. Nathaniel. Sixth plate [?]. Case probably made in Europe [?]. Image of Cheever, waist length at far left of plate, the rest of plate is blank. view larger image(scan #003580-0029)
    view case(scan #003580-0029b)
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  • CHEEVER, George B. Sixth plate. Waist length portrait of bearded man holding what appears to be a cane in his left hand. Case is leather gilt with bird design.view larger image(scan #003580-0030)
    view case(scan #003580-0030b)
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  • CLARKE, Josiah Howe. Sixth plate. Bust length, oval portrait of man with bushy chin whiskers.view larger image(scan #003580-0031)
    view case(scan #003580-0031b)
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  • CLARKE, Mrs. Josiah Howe. Sixth plate. Bust length, oval portrait of woman wearing oval pin at throat, head turned slightly right.view larger image(scan #003580-0032)
    view case(scan #003580-0032b)
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  • CLARKE, Mrs. Henry. Quarter plate. Gift of Harriet E. Clarke. Young woman wearing dark bonnet, plaid winter cloak and holding large fur muff.view larger image(scan #003580-0033)
    view case(scan #003580-0033b)
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  • COLBURN, Abraham. 2 ¾" x 3". From the Shaw-Webb Papers. Gift of Mrs. Sinclair, August 1955. Badly damaged, no case. Waist length portrait of man in dark suit.view larger image(scan #003580-0034)
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  • COLE, Stephen R., b. 1821. Sixth plate. Gift? 1956. Man seated in elaborately carved chair. His hair is swept up on top of head and he wears a polka-dotted neck cloth. view larger image(scan #003580-0035)
    view case(scan #003580-0035b)
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  • COOK, Armory B., 1804-1893 and wife Mary Hawes, quarter plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. Sitters identified by inscription in graphite inside back of case, under the image. Clean shaven man with straight hair, wearing a dark suit, seated at left. His wife is seated at right and wears a patterned dress and white collar. Her cheeks are tinted pink and she holds one arm across her stomach, while the other arm lies in her lap. view larger image(scan #433617-0229a)
    view case(scan #433617-0229b)
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  • COOK, Ellie (daughter of Erastus and Mary Cook), sixth plate, photographed by Emerson J. Goddard, Woonsocket, Rhode Island. Front of case loose from binding. Stamped on matte "GODDARD WOONSOCKET." Sitter identified by inscription in graphite inside back of case, under the image. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. Full length image of a young girl with short hair, parted in the center. She leans one arm against a table covered in patterned fabric. Her cheeks have been tinted pink and the table covering has been tinted with blue. view larger image(scan #433617-0230a)
    view case(scan #433617-0230b)
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  • COOK, Lucretia Bates (wife of Abner Cook), sixth plate. Sitter identified by inscription in graphite inside back of case, under the image. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. Waist length portrait of an older woman wearing a dark dress and light colored ruffled bonnet. She looks straight out at the viewer and holds a book on her lap. view larger image(scan #433617-0231a)
    view case(scan #433617-0231b)
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  • COOK, Mary Hawes, eighth plate, photographed by Henry K. Stratford (Worcester, MA or Woonsocket, RI). Sitter identified by inscription in graphite inside back of case, under the image. Stamped on matte in upper and lower corners: "STRATFORD." Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. Bust length portrait of a woman with deeply set eyes. She wears a plaid patterned dress with jeweled pin at her throatview larger image(scan #433617-0232a)
    view case(scan #433617-0232b)
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  • CUSHING, James H., 1827-1912. Sixth plate. Gift of Percy L. Miller. Young man with goatee beard, waist-length, turned slightly left. Wears a patterned satin vest.view larger image(scan #003580-0036)
    view case(scan #003580-0036b)
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  • CUTTER, Eunice Powers. Sixth plate. Waist length portrait of woman seated, wearing striped dress, hands folded across middle.view larger image(scan #003580-0037)
    view case(scan #003580-0037b)
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  • CUTTER, John C. (2 yrs.). Ninth plate. Little boy in dark off-the shoulder dress, shown waist length.view larger image(scan #003580-0038)
    view case(scan #003580-0038b)


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  • DRAPER, Eliza. Ninth plate. From the Draper Family Collection. Young girl, seated with left arm extended. Wears checked dress with ruffled sleeves.view larger image(scan #003580-0039)
    view case(scan #003580-0039b)
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  • DraperDRAPER, Eliza. Sixth plate. From the Draper Family Collection. Young child, propped up on patterned drapery. Dress tinted blue.view larger image(scan #003580-0040)
    view case(scan #003580-0040b)
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  • Draper/HealyDRAPER, Mrs. Harriet Porter Healy. Mother of Eliza Draper. Sixth plate. From the Draper Family Collection. Waist length in dark dress. Has thumb marking place in a book which she hold down low against dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0041)
    view case(scan #003580-0041b)
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  • DRAPER, unidentified son of Edwin and Harriet Porter Healy Draper. Ninth plate. From the Draper Family Collection. Young boy in dark vest and jacket seated, resting elbow on table at right. American flag motif on leather case.view larger image(scan #003580-0042)
    view case(scan #003580-0042b)
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  • DRAPER, unidentified son of Edwin and Harriet Porter Healy Draper. Sixth plate. From the Draper Family Collection. Young boy standing in upholstered chair. Jacket has been tinted blue.view larger image(scan #003580-0043)
    view case(scan #003580-0043b)
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  • DRAPER/HEALY, Mrs., possibly mother of Harriet Porter Healy Draper, and grandmother of Eliza Draper Robinson. Ninth plate. From the Draper Family Collection. Stamped on recto : "B.D. MAXHAM." Verso has card for "Worcester Daguerrean Palace, B.D. Maxham, corner Front and Main streets. Portraits 25 cents and upwards. 100 executed daily . . ." Oval portrait of woman with dark hair and buttoned dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0044)
    view reverse(scan #003580-0044b)


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  • FARLEY, Sarah Elizabeth Chamberlin. Sixth plate. From Hardwick and Allied Families Collection. Waist length portrait of woman seated, wearing dress with shamrock pattern.view larger image(scan #003580-0045)
    view case(scan #003580-0045b)
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  • FobesFOBES, Daniel, 1817-1894. Ninth plate. From the Fobes, Hayward, and Northrop Family Collection. Bust length portrait of man with light-colored eyes.view larger image(scan #003580-0046)
    view case(scan #003580-0046b)
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  • FobesFOBES, Edwin, 1806-1839. Sixth plate. From the Fobes, Hayward, and Northrop Family Collection. Bust length portrait of a man in dark suit . possibly a paintingview larger image(scan #003580-0047)
    view case(scan #003580-0047b)
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  • FobesFOBES, Elbridge, 1812-1892. Ninth plate. From the Fobes, Hayward, and Northrop Family Collection. Bust length portrait of man with whiskers along chin.view larger image(scan #003580-0048)
    view case(scan #003580-0048b)
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  • FobesFOBES, Lucretia Hayward, 1832-1892. Sixth plate. From the Fobes, Hayward, and Northrop Family Collection. Young woman in dark dress, shown bust length, turned slightly left. Cover missing from case.view larger image(scan #003580-0049)
    view case(scan #003580-0049b)
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  • FobesFOBES, Seth, 1780-1867, and Rachel, 1780-1864, two daguerreotypes in one case. Ninth plates. From the Fobes, Hayward, and Northrop Family Collection. Older gentleman shown bust length with wispy hair. Woman also bust length, wearing glasses and lace bonnet. Union case, (Krainik, no. 416, maker unknown)view larger image(scan #003580-0050)
    view case(scan #003580-0050b)
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  • FosterFOSTER, Abby Kelley, 1811-1887. Sixth plate. view larger image(scan #003580-0051)
    view case(scan #003580-0051b)
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  • FosterFOSTER, Alfred Dwight. Quarter plate. Gift of Harriet E. Clarke. Image of a drawing or chalk portrait of Foster, bust length. view larger image(scan #003580-0052)
    view case(scan #003580-0052b)
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  • FosterFOSTER, Mary S. July 1847. Quarter plate. Gift of Harriet E. Clarke.view larger image(scan #003580-0053)
    view case(scan #003580-0053b)


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  • GageGAGE, George Manlius. Sixth plate. Bust length portrait of a young man in a dark suit and light-colored shirt. He has light-colored eyes and dark hair. Gift of Ingrid E. Wade, 2010.view larger image(scan #003580-0223)
    view case(scan #003580-0223b)
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  • GageGAGE, Irene ?, sister of George Manlius Gage. Ninth plate. Bust length portrait of a woman in an elaborate bonnet. Cheeks are tinted pink. Gift of Ingrid E. Wade, 2010.view larger image(scan #003580-0224)
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  • GageGAGE, unknown sister of George Manlius Gage. Ninth plate. Waist length portrait of woman in dark dress. She wears drop earrings and ribbons in her hair. Cheeks are tinted pink. Case lacks cover. Gift of Ingrid E. Wade, 2010.view larger image(scan #003580-0225)
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  • GatesGATES, Frank. Ninth plate. From the Gates-Stearns Collection. Bust length portrait of young man wearing large top hat and dark neck cloth secured with star shaped pin.view larger image(scan #003580-0054)
    view case(scan #003580-0054b)
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  • GatesGATES, Frank. Ninth plate. From the Gates-Stearns Collection. Bust length portrait of young man wearing dark suit and dotted neck cloth.view larger image(scan #003580-0055)
    view case(scan #003580-0055b)
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  • GatesGATES, Joseph, 1832-1899, of Quinsigamond. Ninth plate. From the Gates-Stearns Collection. Bust length portrait of man in dark suit.view larger image(scan #003580-0056)
    view case(scan #003580-0056b)
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  • GoodrichGOODRICH, Abbie ca. 1855-1858, of Wilbraham, Mass. Ninth plate. Waist length portrait of woman with striped dress and cameo pin at throat.view larger image(scan #003580-0057)
    view case(scan #003580-0057b)
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  • GOUGH, John B., 1817-1886GOUGH, John B., 1817-1886. Quarter plate. Bust length portrait of man with thick, dark chin whiskers. Union case (Krainik, no. 29, A.P. Critchlow & Co, Northampton, MA )view larger image(scan #003580-0058)
    view case(scan #003580-0058b)
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  • GrosvenorGROSVENOR, Jonathan Bulkeley. Ninth plate. Gift of Ruth G. Woodis, July 27, 1987. From the Grosvenor Family Collection. Bust length portrait of bearded man with receding hairline. Wears silk neck cloth tied in large knot at neck.view larger image(scan #003580-0059)
    view case(scan #003580-0059b)
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  • GrosvenorGROSVENOR, Lois. Sixth plate. No case. Loose reward of merit on verso: "Poetry of Earth" and mss inscription: .Jennette Stucker. Gift of Ruth G. Woodis, July 27, 1987. From the Grosvenor Family Collection. Badly faded. Image of young girl standing at table at left. She has long dark ringlets of hair and wears an off-shoulder printed dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0060)


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  • HaleHALE, Captain Charles, 1788-1859. Whole plate. Bequest from Frank L. Hale, August 25, 1945. From the Hale Collection. Bust length portrait of older man. Hand colored. No case. view larger image(scan #003580-0061)
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  • HaleHALE, Luther Holman, 1823-1885, and Charlotte Williams (Seabury), 1835-1912. Taken in Paris, July 13, 1858. Mother-of-pearl case with small painting of Notre Dame Cathedral in center. Bequest of Frank L. Hale, August 25, 1945. Quarter plate. From the Hale Collection. Oval portrait of young couple seated. Elaborately dressed woman sits on left with arms folded across front. Man at right has goatee beard and moustache and wears plaid pants. Gold liner stamped: "Hale, Artist, No. 109 Washington St. Boston."view larger image(scan #003580-0062)
    view case(scan #003580-0062b)
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  • HaleHALE, Luther Holman, 1823-1885, ca. late 1840's. Sixth plate. From the Hale Collection. Clean shaven young man seated with straw top hat on knee. view larger image(scan #003580-0063)
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  • HaleHALE, Luther Holman, 1823-1885. Taken March 8, 1851. Whole plate. Bequest from Frank L. Hale, August 25, 1945. From the Hale Collection. Full length portrait of well-dressed young man, leaning on carved upholstered chair at left. No case.view larger image(scan #003580-0064)
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  • HaleHALE, Mrs. Luther Holman (Charlotte Lottie Williams Seabury), 1835-1912. Framed in dark wood. Half plate. Taken 1852 or 1853. From the Hale Collection. Young woman in elaborate bonnet with long ribbons hanging down bodice. Lace cuffs at wrists. view larger image(scan #003580-0065)
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  • HaleHALE, unidentified child, probably of Mr. And Mrs. Luther Holman Hale. Taken in Paris, July 13, 1858. Mother-of-pearl case with small painting of troubadour and lady in center. Sixth plate. Bequest of Frank L. Hale, August 25, 1945. From the Hale Collection. Light haired toddler in lace dress shown seated, full-length.view larger image(scan #003580-0066)
    view case(scan #003580-0066b)
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  • HallHALL, William, Gen. Ninth plate. Very faded portrait of man in profile, facing right. Bust length, light colored hair swept up away from forehead. No case. view larger image(scan #003580-0067)
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  • HammondHAMMOND, Benjamin Tabor, 1846-1922. Quarter plate. Daguerreotype in frame with oval liner, taken by Adams in Worcester. Image of young child (between ages 1 and 3) with no shirt on, wrapped in patterned fabric, one arm resting outside of wrapping. Oversize.view larger image(scan #003580-0068)
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  • HardwickHARDWICK, William, Esq. Sixth plate. From Hardwick and Allied Families Collection. Bust length portrait of man, turned slightly right, wearing patterned vest. He is almost smiling. Union case (Krainik, no. 129 & 181, S. Peck & Co., New Haven, CT)view larger image(scan #003580-0069)
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  • HaywardHAYWARD, Daniel Leach, 1804-1871, and Hannah Fobes, 1806-1883. Sixth plate. From the Fobes, Hayward, and Northrop Family Collection. Couple seated side by side with woman on the right. She wears lace cap over hair and pointed lace collar. He has no beard and wears dark suit.view larger image(scan #003580-0070)
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  • HillHILL, Alonzo, 1800-1871. Taken by Dr. Van Alstin (stamped on gold liner). Sixth plate. Bust length portrait of man, turned left, with head cocked slightly right. Hair streaked with grey. view larger image(scan #003580-0071)
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  • HOVEY, William. Sixth plate. Bust length portrait of stout man with graying hair and light colored eyes. Leather case with thistle motif.view larger image(scan #003580-0072)
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  • HOWE, Nathan, 1763-1851. Sixth plate. Bust portait of an older man in dark suit with wispy grey hair, facing front, frowning. Back of case only, no cover. view larger image(scan #003580-0073)
    view back of case(scan #003580-0073b)
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  • HOYT, Dr. Ninth plate. No case. Oval format portrait of man in profile, facing right.view larger image(scan #003580-0074)
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  • HUTCHINSON, Benjamin Elliott, b. 1820. Sixth plate. Gift of Rev. H. E. Lombard, March 1939. Young man seated, wearing tall light-colored top hat.view larger image(scan #003580-0075)
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  • KEYES, Asa (Sterling). Ninth plate. Bust length portrait of young man shown front view. Cheeks tinted pink. Hair parted on left.view larger image(scan #003580-0076)


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  • LATIMER, Mary. Sixth plate. Gift of Ruth G. Woodis, July 27, 1987. From the Grosvenor Family Collection. Woman seated in chair wearing dark dress with fitted bodice. view larger image(scan #003580-0077)
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  • LINCOLN, Enoch, 1788-1829. Governor. Quarter plate daguerreotype in large wood frame. Gift of Mrs. Frances M. Lincoln, July 10, 1923. Image of a painting of a man with curly hair and light colored eyes. Oversize.view larger image(scan #003580-0078)
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  • LOMBARD, Mrs. Alanson A. (Alexa Ann Hutchinson). Sixth plate. From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Bust length portrait of woman in lace cap, shawl, leather gloves. Gold pin at throat.view larger image(scan #003580-0079)
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  • LOMBARD, Alanson Allen. Sixth plate. Brady, New York, 1846. From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Balding man, bust length wearing dark suit and light shirt with dark neck cloth.view larger image(scan #003580-0080)
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  • LOMBARD, Alanson Allen, Ninth plate, From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Bust length portrait of man with wispy hair.view larger image(scan #003580-0081)
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  • LOMBARD, Henry F. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Bust length portrait of man with slight beard, collar curled up around neck.view larger image(scan #003580-0082)
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  • LOMBARD, Henry F. Sixth plate. From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Young man in checkered vest with right elbow resting on table.view larger image(scan #003580-0083)
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  • LOMBARD, Mrs. Nathan (Delight Allen Lombard). Sixth plate. From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Older woman in white lace bonnet and dark dress, shown bust length.view larger image(scan #003580-0084)
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  • LOMBARD, George Austin. Sixth plate. From the Lombard Family Album. Gift of Rev. Herbert E. Lombard, April 7, 1932. Young man in dark suit with dark neck cloth.view larger image(scan #003580-0085)


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  • MoenMOEN, Philip L. Sixth plate. Oval portrait of young man with thick wavy hair, shown waist length. He wears glasses.view larger image(scan #003580-0086)
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  • MOORE, Caroline. Ninth plate. Bust length portrait of young woman in trimmed bonnet.view larger image(scan #003580-0087)
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  • MOORE, Caroline. Sixth plate. Bust length portrait of young woman wearing large cameo at throat. Ribbon at neck tinted pink.view larger image(scan #003580-0088)
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  • MOORE, Caroline. Sixth plate. Bust length portrait of young woman in trimmed bonnet, with dark lace falling over shoulders. Union case, grape clusters (Krainik, no. 181, S. Peck & Co., New Haven, CT)view larger image(scan #003580-0089)
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  • MOORE, Mrs. E. Quarter plate. Waist length portrait of older woman with lace cap on hair. She is wrapped in paisley shawl with one leather-gloved hand in lap. view larger image(scan #003580-0090)
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  • MORTON, Hattie. Ca. 1855-1858. Sixteenth plate. Oval format of young girl shown bust length wearing lace collar over printed dress.view larger image(scan #003580-0091)


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  • NORCROSS, Otis, 1811-1882. Mayor of Boston. Quarter plate. From the estate of Grenville H. Norcross. Chest length, no hands, portrait of man wearing patterned vest and dark suit. view larger image(scan #003580-0092)
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  • NOURSE, Frank L., 1852-1868, and NOURSE Henry B., 1850-1882, of Westborough, MA. Quarter plate. Frank stands at left wearing plaid dress. Henry has his arm around his brother's shoulders. Henry wears pants and a patterned shirt.view larger image(scan #003580-0093)
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  • PAINE, Nathaniel, 1832-1912, (adult) of Worcester.PAINE, Nathaniel, 1832-1917, (adult) of Worcester. Ninth plate. Bust length portrait of a young man in striped neck cloth.view larger image(scan #003580-0094)
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  • PAINE, Nathaniel, 1832-1917, as child with sister, Anne Elizabeth Paine, b. 1835. Sixth plate. Young man seated at right with sister standing at left. She wears a checkered dress and leans on his shoulder. Both have light colored hair.view larger image(scan #003580-0095)
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  • PAINE, Dr. William, 1750-1853. Daguerreotype of miniature portrait. Sixth plate in frame. Bust length of older man with wispy hair, turned slightly right.view larger image(scan #003580-0096)
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  • PEARSON, Foster and Silas. Quarter plate. From the Pearson Collection. Oval format, bust length portrait of two men, older man standing at left with arm behind younger man at right. Gold liner stamped: .Dr. Van Alstin. (copy of half plate?)view larger image(scan #003580-0097)
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  • PEARSON, Foster and Silas. Half plate. From the Pearson Collection. Oval format showing full length image of two men seated, older man on right with one arm behind shoulders of younger man at left. Liner stamped: "Meade & Bro."view larger image(scan #003580-0098)
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  • PEARSON, George Albert. Ninth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Waist length portrait of young boy in jacket with dark piping. He holds a thin, pointed object [feather?]. view larger image(scan #003580-0099)
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  • PEARSON, George Albert and Mary Frances (as children). Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Boy stands on left, wearing jacket with dark piping. Girl seated at right in striped dress with hands in lap. view larger image(scan #003580-0100)
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  • PEARSON, Mary Louise May, with baby George Albert Pearson. Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Mother at right, turned with baby on lap. Baby wears short sleeve print dress. Green plaid .curtain. over front of daguerreotype.view larger image(scan #003580-0101)
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  • PEARSON, Mary Louise May, with baby George Albert Pearson. Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Mother at left, turned with baby on lap. Baby wears short sleeve print dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0102)
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  • PEARSON, Mary Louise May, with baby George Albert Pearson. Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Mother at left, turned with baby on lap. Baby wears short sleeve print dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0103)
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  • PEARSON, Mary Louise May, with baby Mary Frances Pearson. Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Young mother sits leaning elbow on small table at left. Baby girl on lap. Gold liner stamped "Webster."view larger image(scan #003580-0104)
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  • PEARSON, Merrick. Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Bust length portrait of young man turned slightly left, wearing dark suit and high collar.view larger image(scan #003580-0105)
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  • PEARSON, Merrick. Sixth plate. From the Pearson Collection. Bust length portrait of young man, wearing dark suit with folded down collar. Arched-topped gold liner.view larger image(scan #003580-0106)
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  • PERRIN, Mrs. Dolly (Polly?) Vinton (Shumway), b. 1822. Sixth plate. Gift of Avis Clarke, November 21, 1956. Portrait of a woman seated with elbow leaning on table at right. She marks her place in a book, which rests on her lap. Wearing a solid dark dress with lace collar and cuffs.view larger image(scan #003580-0107)
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  • PIERCE, Hollis H. Inscribed inside back cover, under photograph: "Hollis H. Pierce, Madison, Ohio [illeg.]" Sixth plate. Gift of Richard H. Brown, 2010. Waist length portrait of a man leaning on a small table at left. A stack of books rest on the table. The man wears a dark suit and light shirt with a watch chain over a vest. view larger image(scan #433617-0233a)
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  • PoePOE, Edgar Allan, 1809-1849. Providence, RI, 1848. Sixth plate. In Reserve Collection, with envelope written in Poe's hand to Mrs. Sarah Helen Whitman. Daguerreotype used as a model for Timothy Cole's wood engraving of Poe that appeared in the May 1880 Scribner's Magazine. Glass inserted February 1970 by George Eastman House. Gift of Mrs. Charles T. Tatman, 1947. view larger image(scan #003580-0108)
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  • GatesREED, Abner, 1771-1866. Sixth plate. Bust length portrait of grey haired man with short hair seated in chair with carved back.view larger image(scan #003580-0109)
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  • ReedREED, Mrs. Abner (Elizabeth Loring), 1780-1854. Wife of Abner. Daguerreotype of portrait. Sixth plate. No cover to case. Image of painting of woman with long hair decorated with pearls. Wears dress with ruffled bodice.view larger image(scan #003580-0110)


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  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA., ca. 1855. Whole plate. View of the harbor with boats in distance.view larger image(scan #003580-0111)
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  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA., ca. 1855. Whole plate. View of the hills with Tehama Market in foreground.view larger image(scan #003580-0112)
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  • SAN FRANCISCO, CA., ca. 1855. Whole plate. View of the hills with houses scattered.view larger image(scan #003580-0113)
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  • SARGENT, Frances Osgood, 1811-1850. Half plate. Gift of Mrs. Helen Tetlow, September 23, 1955. Badly faded image of person in oval format. No case, no glass.view larger image(scan #003580-0114)
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  • SEABURY, Charlotte "Lottie" Williams, 1835-1912, January 1852, 17 years, 4 months (married to Luther Holman Hale, October 12, 1853). Framed in dark wood. Quarter plate. From the Hale Collection. Young woman in elaborate bonnet with long pale ribbons hanging down bodice. Bust length, fur trim at collar. view larger image(scan #003580-0115)
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  • SEABURY, Charlotte "Lottie" Williams, 1835-1912, about 1853. (Married to Luther Holman Hale, October 12, 1853). Framed in dark wood. Sixth plate. From the Hale Collection. Oval, bust length portrait of young woman with smooth hair, head turned slightly left. She wears dark drop earrings. view larger image(scan #003580-0116)
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  • SMITH, Asa Fuller, 1811-1869, and wife Betsy S. Webber SMITH, 1810-1854. Two daguerreotypes in watch case. Gift of Adelaide A Knowles, October 31, 1956. Heavily bearded man shown bust length in dark suit. view larger image(scan #003580-0117a)Woman with hair pulled back, lace tie and pin at neck. view larger image(scan #003580-0117b)
    Initials on watch case: "S.E.S."[?]view case(scan #003580-0117c)
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  • SMITH, Josephine. ca. 1855-1858. Sixth plate. Gift of Lucia R. Bartlett, December 26, 1931. Label on recto: "Pupil at the Wilbraham Academy sometime between 1855 and 1858, a friend of Clara Parker." Waist length portrait of young seated woman wearing patterned dress with lace collar.view larger image(scan #003580-0118)
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  • STONE, Daniel. Sixth plate. Close bust image of older man with tidy grey hair. Creases and wrinkles on face. No case.view larger image(scan #003580-0119)


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  • THOMPSON, George, 1804-1878. English abolitionist. Quarter plate. Case embossed with colored flowers and the word "Bijou" on spine. Bust length portrait with sitter turned a quarter turn to the left. Faded image and fingerprints evident on plate. view larger image(scan #003580-0120)
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  • TOWNSEND, Dennis, with Lizzie Townsend. Sixth plate. Paper inside case reads: "Dennis Townsend, son of William, maker of the globe." Balding man with bushy beard seated at right. Young woman with front ringlets seated at left. Gold liner stamped "Thayer" along top edge.view larger image(scan #003580-0121)
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  • ValentineVALENTINE, Elmer. Sixth plate. No case. Image of carved sculptural bust of man with upswept hair. Gold liner stamped "B.D. Maxham"view larger image(scan #003580-0122)
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  • ValentineVALENTINE, Elmer. Sixth plate. No case. Image of carved sculptural bust of man with upswept hair, turned slightly right. "B.D. Maxham"view larger image(scan #003580-0123)
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  • ValentineVAN DYKE, M. M., 1853. Sixth plate. Profile bust of bearded man facing right.view larger image(scan #003580-0124)


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  • ValentineWARREN, Frederick, Worcester City Marshal, with handcuffed prisoner. Taken by Moses Chapin, 1849 or later. Quarter plate. Marshal stands at right holding arm and collar of prisoner (back to camera) at left view larger image(scan #003580-0125)
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  • ValentineWASHBURN, Eliza. Quarter plate. Young woman seated with elbow resting on small round table on right. She wears dress with bows down front. Tinted with colors.view larger image(scan #003580-0126)
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  • GageWEBBER, Holden ?, Sixth plate, case labeled "Holden, grandfather of Elizabeth W. Gage." Waist length portrait of an elderly man holding a cane. Loose and broken case with mother-of-pearl inlay in floral pattern. Gift of Ingrid E. Wade, 2010. view larger image(scan #003580-0226)
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  • GageWEBBER, Mary Holden, wife of Benjamin Webber. Sixth plate. Waist length portrait of a woman wearing glasses seated with arms in lap. A table with books and floral arrangement are at right. Case is broken, cover detached. Gift of Ingrid E. Wade, 2010. view larger image(scan #003580-0227)
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  • ValentineWEBSTER, Daniel, 1782-1852. Ninth plate. Bust length portrait with head turned slightly to the right.view larger image(scan #003580-0127)
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  • ValentineWEBSTER, Daniel, 1782-1852. Ninth plate. Bust length portrait with head turned slightly to the right, showing a bit more of the torso than other ninth plate.view larger image(scan #003580-0128)
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  • ValentineWEBSTER, Daniel, 1782-1852. Sixth plate. Bust length portrait with head turned slightly to the right.view larger image(scan #003580-0129)
    Green leather case with "Souvenir" on edge of binding and silver plate on cover, also inscribed "Souvenir." view case(scan #003580-0129b)
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  • ValentineWEBSTER, Daniel, 1782-1852. Half plate. Image of a painting of Webster, standing full length. Painting in collection of the Boston Athenaeum. Long-term deposit of Dr. Gregory Alan and Bernadette Mary Zemenick, 2005. view larger image(scan #003580-0130)
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  • ValentineWILLIAMS, John Evans, 1810-1888, with son Chauncey Cleveland WILLIAMS, 1853-1938. Sixth plate. Gift of Miss Clarke, November 21, 1956. Round faced, balding man with tufts sits at right with smiling baby in dark dress seated at left. view larger image(scan #003580-0131)
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  • ValentineWOODWARD, Dr. Samuel B. (Samuel Bayard), 1787-1850. Quarter plate. From the Woodward Collection. Profile image of man with a sweep of grey hair brushed away from his face. He wears a dark suit and faces right. view larger image (scan #003580-0132)
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  • ValentineWOODWARD, Dr. Samuel B. (Samuel Bayard), 1787-1850. Sixth plate. From the Woodward Collection. Profile of older man, with one hand resting on chest. He faces right. view larger image (scan #003580-0133)
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  • ValentineWOODWARD, Dr. Samuel B. (Samuel Bayard), 1787-1850. Sixth plate. From the Woodward Collection. Possibly of a painting [?]. Shows waist length portrait of a man with flowing grey hair, wearing dark suit and light shirt, and neck cloth. view larger image (scan #003580-0134)
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  • ValentineWOODWARD, Samuel (1852). Quarter plate. From the Woodward Collection. Bust length image of dark haired man with light eyes. He wears a striped neck cloth and is turned slightly left. Gold liner stamped: "J.D. Wells, Northampton, Mass." Similar to below.view larger image (scan #003580-0135)
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  • ValentineWOODWARD, Samuel (1852). Quarter plate. From the Woodward Collection. Bust length image of dark haired man with light eyes. He wears a striped neck cloth and is turned slightly left. Gold liner stamped: "J.D. Wells, Northampton, Mass." Similar to above.view larger image (scan #003580-0136)
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  • ValentineWOODWARD, Mrs. Samuel (1856). Sixth plate. From the Woodward Collection.Young woman with light colored eyes wearing short sleeved dress and dark lace mitts. She rests her fingertips on cheek and elbow on table at left. view larger image (scan #003580-0137)
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  • ValentineWOODWARD, Mrs. Samuel. Sixth plate. From the Woodward Collection. Light-eyed woman in solid dress with plaid trim. She rests cheek on hand and elbow on table at right.view larger image (scan #003580-0138)
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  • ValentineWOODWARD, Mrs. S. with S. B. as a baby. Sixth plate. From the Woodward Collection. Young woman in straw bonnet and shawl with child on her lap. The woman looks off in profile to the left. Infant in short sleeved dress slumps on her lap. view larger image (scan #003580-0139)
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  • ValentineWOODWARD, S. B. ca. 1860. Sixth plate. From the Woodward Collection. Young boy standing resting arm on table at left. Image fading on forehead and cheeks.view larger image (scan #003580-0140)
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  • WorcesterWORCESTER, Massachusetts. B. & M. Railroad Station, Lincoln Square, ca. 1855-1860. Sixth plate. Small structure with arched-topped windows and door. Two chimneys. Man stands in top hat at right. view larger image(scan #003580-0141)
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  • WorcesterWORCESTER, Massachusetts. Ephraim Mower House, ca. 1855. Whole plate. Gift of C.H. Banister Estate, September 20, 1933. view larger image(scan #003580-0142)
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  • WorcesterWORCESTER, Massachusetts. Ephraim Mower House. Half plate. Image of large house behind tall elm trees. White picket fence in foreground, neighboring structure at far left.view larger image(scan #003580-0143)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED couple, two daguerreotypes in one case. Quarter plates. From the Banister Collection. Older man, bust, in oval format, balding, looking left. Woman seated at table, wearing lace gloves, lacy cap across head, large oval pin at throat. view larger image(scan #003580-0144)
    In brown Union case embellished with floral pattern (Krainik, no. 68, S. Peck & Co., New Haven, CT)view case(scan #003580-0144b)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Banister Collection. Shown seated, waist length, with black strap crossing chest. Full beard. view larger image(scan #003580-0145)
    In brown Union case embellished with floral pattern (Krainik, no. 68, S. Peck & Co., New Haven, CT)view case(scan #003580-0145b)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED couple, two daguerreotypes in one case. Quarter plates. From the Banister Collection. Older man with graying hair, bust length, oval format, looking left. Woman seated looking directly out, wears lacy cap on head, leather gloves and patterned shawl which has been colored with green. view larger image(scan #003580-0146)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED family of five. Quarter plate. From the Banister Collection. Four seated. Mother at far left, then two children, then father, then daughter standing, leaning on his shoulder.view larger image(scan #003580-0147)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman with baby. Quarter plate. From the Banister Collection. Mother holds baby up to her cheek. Baby wears light-colored dress with full skirt. view larger image(scan #003580-0148)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man and baby. Sixth plate. From the Banister Collection. Man holds baby up to his cheek. Man has full beard. Baby wears long light-colored dress. In brown Union case with design of two children (Krainik, no. 129 & 181, S. Peck & Co., New Haven, CT)view larger image(scan #003580-0149)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED children, boy and girl. Colored daguerreotypes. One quarter plate, one half plate. From the Banister Collection. Boy wears velvet suit, holds hand of girl who wears plaid dress. Seated on patterned carpet steps. Half plate in plain leather case. Quarter plate in case marked "Williamson Brothers, Brooklyn, N.Y."view larger image(scan #003580-0150)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED children, boy and girl. Identical to the previous daguerreotype, but reversed. One quarter plate, one half plate. From the Banister Collection. Boy wears velvet suit, holds hand of girl who wears plaid dress. Seated on patterned carpet steps. Half plate in plain leather case. Quarter plate in case marked "Williamson Brothers, Brooklyn, N.Y."view larger image(scan #003580-0151)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Banister Collection. Damaged case. Bust length portrait of woman with lace cap and oval pin at neck.view larger image(scan #003580-0152)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Banister Collection. Young woman seated, holding closed book in lap. She wears dark dress and has plaid ribbon at neck. Leather case has eagle motif and gilt edgeview larger image(scan #003580-0153)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Banister Collection. Shown bust length, wearing paisley patterned silk scarf at throat. Leather case has eagle motif and gilt edge.view larger image(scan #003580-0154)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Banister Collection. Badly damaged. Image barely legible. view larger image(scan #003580-0155)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Banister Collection. Older man with thin white hair, wearing buttoned vest and jacket. view larger image(scan #003580-0156)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Banister Collection. Young man, with patterned satin vest, seated, waist length.view larger image(scan #003580-0157)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Banister Collection. Damaged, image faded. Man shown waist length. Geometric pattern on case. view larger image(scan #003580-0158)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman, in mother-of pearl inlay case, marked "Bijou" on spine, with tintype of unidentified man. Sixth plate. From the Banister Collection. Man shown bust length, looking slightly left. Woman wears dark silk gown with lace cuffs and oval cameo at throat. view larger image(scan #003580-0159b)
    view tintype of unidentified man(scan #003580-0159a)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED boy. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Faded image of boy wearing button down coat, standing in front of patterned cloth. Leather case has harp design.view larger image(scan #003580-0160)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Bust length portrait of man in patterned vest, turned slightly right. Gold liner stamped at lower right, "Holmes, 289 [?] Broadway." Glass cracked along lower right corner. view larger image(scan #003580-0161)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Bust length portrait of man in patterned vest, turned slightly right. Gold liner stamped at lower right, "Holmes, 289 [?] Broadway."view larger image(scan #003580-0162)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Bust length portrait of young man with plaid vest. No case. view larger image(scan #003580-0163)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Oval format bust length portrait of woman with round cheeks wearing trimmed bonnet. Union case with geometric pattern (Krainik, no. 431, Littlefield, Parsons, & Co., Northampton and New York)view larger image(scan #003580-0164)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Waist length portrait of woman with fancy dressed hair and shawl around shoulders. Gold liner stamped "R.D. MAXHAM" along bottom edge.view larger image(scan #003580-0164)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166a)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166b)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166c)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166d)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166e)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166f)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166g)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166h)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166i)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166j)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166k)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED portrait of woman. Quarter Plate. From the Lombard Collection. Fancy subject. Print or painting of women in foreign dress. view larger image(scan #003580-0166l)

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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Lombard Collection. Bust length portrait of large man. No case. view larger image(scan #003580-0167)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Quarter plate. From the Lombard Collection. Badly faded image of woman standing with hand resting on chair [?] at left. No case. view larger image(scan #003580-0168)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man, perhaps from the Buzzell family. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. George M. Albee Collection. Bust length portrait of short-haired young man in dark suit.view larger image(scan #003580-0169)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED baby. Ninth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Young baby propped up against fabric drape. Baby wears long light-colored gown with short sleeves.view larger image(scan #003580-0170)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED girl. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Young girt in short sleeve, off-shoulder dress, leaning arm on table at left. She has long ringlets and wears a long necklace around her neck. view larger image(scan #003580-0171)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED girls. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Older girl wearing patterned dress seated at left with hands folded in lap. Younger girl in light-colored dress stands at right holding flower. Younger girl has short cropped hair.view larger image(scan #003580-0172)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man and woman, two daguerreotypes in one case. Sixth plates. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Young woman in case at left, with ringlets, leaning arm on table at right. In daguerreotype at right, an older man with thinning grey hair, holding cane, seated. He wears glasses. Union case, grape pattern (Krainik, no. 183, Peck & Halvorson., New Haven, CT).view larger image(scan #003580-0173)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED women, two daguerreotypes in one case. Sixth plates. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Woman in case on left shown bust length, with pursed mouth. Has short ringlets on either side of face. Daguerreotype on right is badly faded, shows woman in bonnet, waist length. Union case, geometric/scroll pattern (Krainik, no. 261, Peck & Halvorson., New Haven, CT).view larger image(scan #003580-0174)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Older woman in white lace bonnet seated at table. Shown waist length with elbow resting on table at right. No case. view larger image(scan #003580-0175)
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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.view larger image(scan #003580-0176)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Dark haired woman in dark dress, leaning elbow on table at right. view larger image(scan #003580-0177)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Young woman with dark hair, wearing dark dress with short sleeves and pleated front.view larger image(scan #003580-0178)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Young woman seated in carved, upholstered chair, slightly turned to the left. She wears hoop earrings.view larger image(scan #003580-0179)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Older woman in lace bonnet, and collar, with oval pin at throat.view larger image(scan #003580-0180)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Quarter plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Young man with thick, unruly dark hair. Dimple in center of chin. Wears dark suit and neck cloth.view larger image(scan #003580-0181)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Quarter plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Faded image of older man shown waist length. Surface badly scratched in area of shirt front.view larger image(scan #003580-0182)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Mrs. Charles A. Pratt Collection. Bust length image of bearded man in dark suit.view larger image(scan #003580-0183)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman, possibly Mrs. Abraham Colburn. Sixth plate. From the Shaw-Webb Papers. Gift of Mrs. Sinclair, August 1955. No cover on case. Image of woman in dark dress with lace bow at neck. One side of mouth droops downwards.view larger image(scan #003580-0184)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Woodward Collection. No case. Bust length portrait of woman with dark hair wearing cape with trimmed collar. Gold liner stamped, "B.D. MAXHAM" and card on verso reads: "Worcester Daguerrean Palace. B.D. Maxham, Corner Front and Main Streets. Portraits, 25 cents, and upwards. 100 executed daily by the double camera — two at a pop. Beware of the imitators."view larger image(scan #003580-0185)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED baby. Sixth plate. From the Woodward Collection. Dark image of dark-haired baby in light, short-sleeved dress propped up in upholstered chair. Case is damaged. view larger image(scan #003580-0186)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED group portrait of ten boys. Quarter plate. Gift of Mrs. Charles D. Wheeler. Four boys stand behind six others seated on chairs and a settee with 2 footstools in foreground. Nine of the boys wear matching jackets with row of buttons down the front. One is dressed in jacket and vest with dark neck cloth.view larger image(scan #003580-0187)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman and small child. Sixth plate. No cover on case. Faded image of dark-haired mother propping small child up on covered table. Child wears long white gown with short sleeves.view larger image(scan #003580-0188)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. Gift of Helena Shea, January 12, 1988. Very sharp daguerreotype of bust length portrait of man with beard and trimmed side whiskers. He is shown bust length, with details of carved furniture at left and right. He wears a light coat over dark suit. view larger image(scan #003580-0189)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Houey Gage Estate. Bust length portrait of young woman with dark hair parted in the center. view larger image(scan #003580-0190)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED child, toddler. Quarter plate. Small child shown full-length standing, resting hand on table at right. Child wears off shoulder dress with bows on short sleeves.view larger image(scan #003580-0191)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman with child. Sixth plate. Taken by George Adams, Waldo Block, Worcester. Purchase, 2005, Dresser Fund. Woman wearing simple dark dress sits with small child on lap. view larger image(scan #003580-0192)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. Gift of Boston Museum of Fine Arts, January 8, 1946. Bust length portrait of man with dark hair, curly on top and sides. He wears dark suit.view larger image(scan #003580-0193)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED couple. Quarter plate. From the Houey Gage Estate. Older man and woman seated, man on right with hand tucked into jacket. Woman wears lace bonnet and holds book with metal clasp in lap.view larger image(scan #003580-0194)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED group portrait of three men. Half plate. From the Scattering Collection. Three men seated in chairs, hands folded in laps. Head of man at far right has been obscured by fading/damage to plate. view larger image(scan #003580-0195)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Half plate. From the Scattering Collection. Bust length view of man with wavy hair. He is shown in profile, facing left. No case.view larger image(scan #003580-0196)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Profile portrait of man facing left. He has receding hairline and beard. No case, but gold liner is stamped "B.D. MAXHAM."view larger image(scan #003580-0197)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Waist length portrait of a man with thick wavy dark hair and striped neck cloth. No case, but blue card on verso is printed: "Clark's Daguerreotype Rooms, No. 59 Court Street, Boston, Daguerreotypes, Mezzotypes, Chrystalotypes at the lowest prices."view larger image(scan #003580-0198)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Waist length view of young man with handkerchief in breast pocket. No case. view larger image(scan #003580-0199)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Profile view of young man with dark hair, thick on top of head. He faces left. No case.view larger image(scan #003580-0200)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Of painting or miniature of man with wavy grey hair wearing high collar and dark neck cloth. view larger image(scan #003580-0201)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Young man in dark suit with thick watch chain at waist. Rests hands on table in foreground at right.view larger image(scan #003580-0202)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Man in dark suit, shown seated with table at right. He props a book on his knee and rests hands on it. view larger image(scan #003580-0203)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Older, light-eyed man shown waist length with gray hair swept up away from face. view larger image(scan #003580-0204)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Bust portrait of light-eyed man with curly hair, wearing dark suit. No cover on case. view larger image(scan #003580-0205)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Young woman shown seated with arm resting on table at right. She wears dark dress with lace collar and cuffs. view larger image(scan #003580-0206)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Woman shown seated wearing long necklace tinted with gold. No case.view larger image(scan #003580-0207)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Young woman shown seated with table at left. Three books stacked on table. She rests fingertips on cheek and elbow on table.view larger image(scan #003580-0208)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate, in oval red velvet case. From the Scattering Collection. Bust portrait of woman with hair streaked with grey, turned slightly left, wearing dark dress.view larger image(scan #003580-0209)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED woman. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Young woman with square lace collar on solid dress.view larger image(scan #003580-0210)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Dark haired young man shown with arms folded across chest.view larger image(scan #003580-0211)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Quarter plate. From the Scattering Collection. Waist length portrait of thin man in dark suit with dark wavy hair. He leans back slightly. view larger image(scan #003580-0212)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Half plate. From the Scattering Collection. Man with wavy hair shown waist length wearing dark suit with light vest and shirt with standing collar. No cover on case.view larger image(scan #003580-0213)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED group portrait. Half plate. From the Scattering Collection. Two men in dark suits sit at center with four women clustered around them. All wear dark clothing, women have lace collars. view larger image(scan #003580-0214)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED child. Sixth plates. From the Scattering Collection. Child wears off the shoulder plaid dress and leans hand on wooden chair at left. view larger image(scan #003580-0215)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED girl. Sixth plates. From the Scattering Collection. Young girl sits in chair. She wears dark dress with lace collar and cuffs and holds her place in a book with her forefinger. view larger image(scan #003580-0216)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED couple. Ninth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Older man and woman. Man sits at left and has grey in hair and wears dark suit. Woman at right has hands folded in lap. view larger image(scan #003580-0217)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED girl. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Bust length portrait of young girl in dark off shoulder dress with hand clasped to chest and head tipped slightly right. Stamp on gold liner reads: "S. Root, 363 Broadway. N.Y."view larger image(scan #003580-0218)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man with small child. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Man in dark suit sits at right and has arm around shoulders of child propped up at left. Man looks down at child and child looks out at camera with worried face. view larger image(scan #003580-0219)
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  • UNIDENTIFIED man. Sixth plate. From the Scattering Collection. Young man with cheeks tinted pink, Shown bust length. No front on case. view larger image(scan #003580-0220)
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  • BurrittBURRITT, Elihu, 1810-1879. Quarter plate. In uniform, shown bust length, head turned to left.view larger image(scan #003580-0018)
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