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Isiah Frazier in Masonic York Rite Knights Templar Uniform
1855-1860
Isaac Rehn
USA: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Ambrotype
overall: 6 x 4 3/4 in.; 15.24 x 12.065 cm
Museum Purchase
97.017

Ambrotype; full length studio portrait, frontal, facing left, of a bearded man standing in Masonic Knights Templar uniform, including apron, chapeau and sash, with drawn sword; glass plate is mounted in an oval gilt foil frame encased in a brown leather case with velvet lining; manufacturer's printed label is pasted to the case, under the plate; label includes "Directions" to restore the backing, an explanation about "Ambrotypes," and "made in Philadelphia By I. Rehn only; the name Isiah Frazier (subject) is penciled on the label.


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