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Masonic York Rite Knights Templar Member
1855-1875
Unidentified
USA
Ambrotype
overall: 2 5/8 x 2 1/2 in.; 6.6675 x 6.35 cm
Museum Purchase
98.046.1

Embossed leatherette sixth-plate ambrotype photograph with gold foil liner, studio portrait of an unidentified bearded young man standing alongside a chair, wearing a Masonic Knights Templar fringed sash and triangular apron decorated with skull and cross-bones. The lid of the case is lined with embossed maroon velvet. A coin silver Maltese cross, suspended on the recto side, is engraved with the Latin motto "Mens Noster Ager Est. 1835."