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A guide to the Captain Loring N. Shaw photographs, 1851-1909
P85-001 (SAFR 17776)  
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Item No. 1.  Captain Loring N. Shaw posing as a gold miner daguerreotype approximately 1851

Physical Description: 1 photograph. Cased half plate daguerreotype inside brass mat. Gold in pan has been hand colored with gold paint. Case is wood covered with tooled leather. 4.25 x 5.5 in. (4.75 x 6 in. case)
 

Item No. 2.  Captain Loring N. Shaw cabinet photograph after 1887

Creator/Collector: Clark, C. E.
Physical Description: 1 photograph. Collodion or gelatin print (printing-out paper) mounted on board and embossed or stamped with 'C. E. Clark, Osceola, Nebraska.' 3.9 x 5.6 in. (4.25 x 6.5 in. mount)

Scope and Content Note

Vignetted studio portrait.
'Capt. Loring N. Shaw; g--Mrs. Geraldine Shaw Michael; Sent 9-16-64' inscribed on verso
 

Item No. 3.  Captain Loring N. Shaw and his wife in Osceola, Nebraska mounted snapshot approximately 1905-1909

Physical Description: 1 photograph. Black-and-white gelatin silver print (developing-out paper) mounted on grey board. 4-5/8 x 3-5/8 in. (6 x 5 in. mount)

Scope and Content Note

Capt. Shaw and his wife are separated by a couple of feet and are casually posed in a yard in front of a house. The image is slightly blurred and a strand of hair is blocking the exposure in the lower left corner.
'Capt. and Mrs. Loring N. Shaw; g--Mrs. Geraldine Shaw Michael; Sept 16, 64' inscribed on verso