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Portrait of Mary Waller

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a seated baby girl wearing a white dress. She holds her hands up near her face and looks at the camera. Typed note enclosed with the image reads, "Mary Waller, born off Cape Horn, 1839; died January 13, 1903. Sister of Julia Ellen, who was wife of Rev. C. C. Stratton. Donated by Mary A. Stratton, Rec. 580." A second, handwritten note contains the same information. [The information contained on these notes may be incorrect. This image is an ambrotype, a type of photography invented in 1854.] Case is made of wood and pressed paper.

Portrait of David Averill, circa 1845

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a bearded man wearing a suit. Handwritten note pasted to the exterior of the case reads, "Averill David." Handwritten note on small envelope inside the case reads, "David Averill - Portland, Maine, and his wife, Martha Ann (Horton) Averill - Portland, Maine. Year 1845. Mrs. Elizabeth A. Averill, Donor rec. no. 85." Case is a union case made of thermoplastic.

Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. James Cockran, circa 1850

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a woman and man seated beside each other. The woman wears a high necked dress. A note affixed to the image read, "James Cockran & Wife. Brother of David Cockran." This note and the original glass were removed during conservation and stored in a separate folder. Case is made of leather and wood. Case cover missing and replaced with archival board during conservation.

Portrait of Elizabeth B. Warner

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a young woman, seated and wearing a printed dress. Her hair is woven into multi-stranded braids. She holds a book in her lap. Legacy collection records indicate this is Elizabeth B. Warner, taken circa 1845. Engraving below the image reads, "A. White, 20 Washington St., Boston." Case is made of wood and leather.

White, Asa

Portrait of Martha Ann Averill

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a woman sitting in a chair, wearing a long sleeve dress. Name handwritten on paper pasted to the back of the case reads, "Averill, Martha Ann." Handwritten note on small piece of paper enclosed with the case reads, "Martha Ann (Morton) Averill. Wife of David Averill - of Portland Maine. Year 1845. Mrs. Elizabeth A. Averill, Donor Rec. no. 85." Inscription on back of the image reads, "Charles P. Genn, Bucksport, Me." Overmat is stamped with the name, "Ormsbee." Case is made of velvet, leather and wood with applied relief motifs.

Ormsbee, Augustus

Portrait of Mrs. Buemont, aunt of Samuel Asahel Clarke, circa 1845

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a seated woman wearing a white bonnet, brooch and long sleeve dress. A white paper business card enclosed with the case includes a handwritten note reading, "Aunt of S. A. Clarke. Mrs. Buemont of 13 Broadway N.Y. 1845. S. A. Clarke Collection." "S. A. Clarke" refers to Samuel Asahel Clarke. Case is made of leather and wood. Case cover was missing and replaced with archival board during conservation.

Portrait of Nathan J. Putnam

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a man with his hair parted on the left. He looks directly at the camera. His shirt has been lightly tinted blue. Typed note enclosed with the image reads, "Nathan J. Putnam. Born in Lexington, Kentucky September 10, 1821. Died at Champoeg, Oregon Territory. May 30, 1849." Second typed note reads, "Nathan J. Putnam. Born Sep 10th. 1821 Lexington Ky. Died May 30th 1849 Champoeg, Oregon." Handwritten note enclosed with the image reads, "Putnam, N. J." Case made of leather and wood.

Portrait of an unidentified man

A portrait of an unidentified man. He is seated with his hands in his lap looking to the left of the camera. He wears a light colored suit. Conservator records indicate that there is a handwritten note on the green liner paper in the case which reads, "Taken in Hartford, Conn. 1846." The photograph is an ambrotype but my be a copy of a daguerreotype portrait.

Portrait of D. S. Southmayd

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a young man seated next to a table. He wears a suit and looks at the camera. A top hat sits on the table next to him. Handwritten note enclosed with the image reads, "D. S. Southmayd, 'M.P.C' (?), 1846." Case is made of wood and leather.

Portrait of Harriett Buckingham Clarke

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a young woman wearing a tucked dress, seated. Her hands are in her lap. She wears a ribbon or neckerchief tied around her neck. Handwritten note enclosed with the image reads, "Harriett Buckingham Clarke, 15 years old, born 1832." Collection records indicate that an annotation on paper liner inside the back of the case reads, "Mrs. James R. Hines, Grand Lodge, Michigan." Case made of wood and leather.

Portrait of Mrs. Gerard Cutler, maiden name Polly Hawes

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of an older woman wearing a white bonnet. She looks at the camera. Typed label enclosed with the image reads, "Mrs. Gerard Cutler (Polly Hawes)." Second typed label reads, "Cutler, Mrs. Gerard, Presented by H.P. Cone, Rec. No. 267." Case made of wood and leather.

Portrait of Dr. Bennet Tyler

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of an older man wearing suit and facing to the right of the camera. Handwritten note enclosed with the image reads, "Dr. Bennet Tyler was first president of the East Windsor Seminary in Connecticut (now Hartford Theological Seminary) and successor to Dr. Edward Payson in Portland, Maine, Second Parish Church. He baptized Elizabeth Payson (Howe) around 1835." An overmat under the cover glass on the lower right reads, "Cone, Artist." Case is made of wood and leather.

Portrait of Seth L. and William H. Pope

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of 2 boys sitting next to each other. The one on the left is a child while the other is likely a teenager. They both hold books. Handwritten label enclosed with the image reads, "Seth L. & Wm H. Pope. Dec. 1849." Second handwritten label reads, "S. L. - W. H." Collection records indicate they are brothers. Case made of pressed leather and wood.

Portraits of Matilda Draper Doane and Reverend Nehemiah Doane

Case contains 2 portraits. On the left is a portrait of a woman seated at a table. She wears a dress and holds a book on her lap. Two additional books are displayed on the table. One has the words, "Holy Bible" written on its spine. On the right is a portrait of a man seated at a table. He wears a suit and rests his right arm on the table. Typed note enclosed with the image reads, "Daguerreotype Rev. Nehemiah Doane and wife taken about 1849. Acc. No. 9852." Reverend Doane was a Methodist Episcopal minister who became superintendent of the Oregon Institute, known today as Willamette University, in Salem, Oregon. His wife's name was Matilda Draper Doane. Legacy collection records indicate that this photograph may have been taken just prior to their move to Salem, Oregon. The image of Nehemiah Doane was previously named: OrgLot1414_0234S011. Case is made of wood and leather.

Portrait of unidentified woman, Buckingham family

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a young woman wearing a long sleeve dress. A piece of paper enclosed with the image shows a family crest with a handwritten note reading,"Seal of the Buckinghams." She is possibly a member or friend of the Buckingham family. Case is made of leather. Case cover missing and replaced with archival board during conservation.

Portrait of Reverend David Deardorff, circa 1850

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a bearded man with his hair parted on the right. He wears a suit. Typed label enclosed with image reads, "Rev. David Deardorff, 1850." A white paper is affixed to the interior of the case cover. Case made of leather and wood with a lacquer front inlaid with mother of pearl.

Portrait of Samuel A. Clarke, William B. Clarke and George B. Clarke

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of 3 men, all seated and wearing suits. Typed label enclosed with the image reads, "Samuel A. Clarke, William B. Clarke, George B. Clarke." A handwritten note enclosed with the image reads, "From left side, Samuel A. Clarke, William B. Clarke, George B. Clarke." The handwritten note is written on the back of a business card belonging to Mrs. S.C. Dyer. Case made of wood and leather.

Portrait of Gerard Cutler

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a man wearing a suit. He looks at the camera. Typed label enclosed with the image reads, "Gerard Cutler, Born Jan. 9, 1799. Came to Oregon, 1891." Second typed label reads, "Cutler, Gerard, Presented by H. P. Cone, Rec. No. 267." Case made of wood and leather.

Portrait of Mrs. C. S. Silver

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a seated woman wearing a floral print dress with a white collar. Handwritten note enclosed with the image reads, "Mrs. C. S. Silver, a Pioneer of 1850 - Daguerreotype taken in Fort Wayne, Indiana, place she started from to Portland, Oregon." Second typed label reads, "Mrs. C. S. Silver, 1850." Case is made of wood and leather.

Portrait of Louise Wilson

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a woman standing, wearing a printed dress with a white collar. She crosses her hands in front of her waist. Handwritten note enclosed with the image reads, "Aunt Louis, Grandpa Wilson's sister." Legacy collection records indicate this is Louise Wilson, possibly the sister of Robert Wilson of the Wilson / Conser clan. Embossment on velvet lining inside of case reads, "J. H. Whitehurst Galleries, New York, Baltimore, Richmond, Norfolk, Petersburg and Lynchburg." Case is made of wood and leather.

Whitehurst, Jesse Harrison, 1819-1875

Portrait of unidentified mother and son

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of an unidentified woman and boy. The boy stands on the left with his hands in mid-air. The woman is seated on the right, wearing a dress with a white collar. Both look at the camera. Possibly a mother and son. Case is made of wood and leather and is missing its cover.

Portrait of two daughters of William Sherlock

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a girl and a baby. The girl is around 9-years-old, wears a printed dress and sits in a chair. She holds on to the baby who is seated next to her. Legacy collection records indicate they are the daughters of William Sherlock of Portland, Oregon. They are depicted as young women in OrgLot1414_0242S002. Case is made of leather and wood.

Portrait of Anna D. Kikendall, circa 1850

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a woman sitting in a chair and holding a book on her lap. Curtains are visible on the left. Handwritten label enclosed with the image reads, "Mrs. Anna D. Kikendall, probably taken about 1850." [An alternate spelling of this last name is Kuykendall.] A second handwritten note reads, "Ruth Lee." Writing under Lee's name indicates this note was attached to the outside of the case. These notes have been removed and stored in a separate folder. Case made of leather and wood.

Portrait of James Howe, Bishop of South Carolina

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a seated man holding a staff or cane in his right hand. Handwritten label enclosed with the image reads, "The uncle of Elizabeth Payson Howe Lee. James Howe, Bishop of South Carolina." Case made of leather.

Portrait of Edward L. Rice

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a seated boy with his hands in his lap. His hair is parted on the right. Handwritten label enclosed with the image reads, "Edward L. Rice." Case made of leather and wood.

Portrait of Mrs. Alvin Crain

Cased photograph featuring a portrait of a woman wearing a floral print dress with a white collar. She holds her hands in front of her. One finger appears to be pointing at something. Typed label enclosed with the image reads, "Mrs. Alvin Crain." Case made of wood and leather.

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