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carte-de-visite - photograph on card
overall: 4"h x 2-7/16"s x 1/16"d
Sepia-tone carte-de-visite photograph of unidentified Masonic Knights Templar member. Full-length portrait of man standing by a small table and an ottoman. Subject wears a uniform, white shirt, and plumed chapeau-de-bras. He wears gauntlets with Christian crosses, a sash with a star-shaped medallion and a Knights Templar triangular apron with skull and crossbones. Applied to the back is a blue two-cent tax stamp with George Washington.