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Catalog Number 2000.001.0003
Object Name Tintype
Description Studio Tintype very dark; Man and woman are seated. woman at left is dressed in a long skirt and two ruffles at the bottom. She is also wearing a white shawl over what appears to be a dark blouse with a white ruffled standee collar. She has dark hair with curls at the forehead. The man is wearing a three piece dark suit with a white shirt. His hair is dark and parted just off center of his forehead. His right hand is clasping his right suit lapel. His left hand is resting on his thigh.

There is a patterned linoleum on the floor and what appears to be foliage at the left and right of the tintype.
Number of images 2
Date ca 1850
Title Gundlach, Phillip, Sr. and Susanna, nee Schuetz
Collection Manufacturer - Gundlach, Phillip Sr. and Susanna Schuetz
Accession number 2000.001.
People Gundlach, Susanna
Gundlach, Phillip
Notes 1791
1862

Exhibit Information: Phillip M. and Susanna Gundlach emigrated to America via New York and Cincinnati and arrived at St. Louis October, 1842. They brought five children with them including three sons. They were all farmers, horticulturist, miners and/or machinists. Acreage one mile east of Belleville on the Carlyle Road became the homestead.

Parents of Philipp Gundlach who md Susanna Schuetz: Archive Record #2003.011.0016 says John Gundlach of Kronberg, Germany and Katharina, nee Beitz

A May 21, 1902 ADVOCATE newspaper article credits Phillip M. Gundlach, Sr. with originating the idea of burning bricks with coal...an important economic discovery for our area of abundant coal and perfect clay for making bricks.

Phillip M. Gundlach Sr. (1791-1862) was the patriarch of a family of inventors and mechanics. They patented and improved grain drills, seeders, hayrakes, wheel hubs, pistons, shingle cutters, etc.

Children:
Philip Johan md Margareta Biebel
Anna Marie md Hyacinth Germain
Jacob md Christina Acker
Katharina md John Biebel
Philipp M md Eleanore Boehning