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Independent Order of Odd Fellows Member
Maker not marked
Photograph on paper mounted on board
Gift in memory of Jacques Noel Jacobsen

Black and white fraternal Independent Order of Odd Fellows carte-de-visite photograph. Full length portrait of unidentified man standing and wearing dark coat and pants, dark shoes, white shirt, and fraternal collar and apron. Collar is dark, with a lighter border fringe; it has wreathlike floral garland motifs on each side, and a three-link chain clasp. Apron is also dark, with a lighter border and fringe. There is an all-seeing eye on the flap of the apron, and a five-pointed star in a wreath on the main portion. The man has a beard and mustache, and is resting his left hand on a table or pedestal with a tablecloth. The photograph has a double-lined gilt border. There is no text on the back side.

For further information, Blog post, April 9, 2020, https://nationalheritagemuseum.typepad.com/library_and_archives/2020/04/cartes-de-visite.html