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Half Plate Ambrotype of Samuel Jenne, Michigan Masonic Grand Master,
2008, Historic Americana Auction, Dec 4 & 5
fine portrait of this elderly Grand Master wearing top hat and decorated sash and apron; with an extended hand, he points to his apron. Mounted in black thermoplastic wall frame, inscription behind image reads Samuel Jenne/Father of/Asa S. Jenne. Census records indicate that Samuel moved from western New York, to Michigan, and that his son Asa eventually resided in Indiana. At the time this image was taken Samuel was living in Dundee, in Monroe County, Michigan.

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