The photo is paper thin…perhaps it was part of an advertisement..or was he in politics?
The name Elroy M Avery is on the front at the bottom.
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We had another Avery photo Number 1888 Mrs. C H Avery
Update from MJM:
Elroy McKendree Avery Born July 14 1844 in Michigan and died Dec 1 1935 in Florida.
He was an author, historian,lecturer, scientist and educator. He was in the Civil War. He was married to Catherine Hitchcock Tilden. He was also the first Mayor of New Port Richey Florida.