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Isaac Warner
1860-1869
USA
carte-de-visite
Gift in memory of Jacques Noel Jacobsen
2008.038.11

Sepia-toned Masonic carte-de-visite photograph. Full length portrait of man standing, holding onto chair to his right. Man is wearing black coat and pants, white shirt, black bow tie, Masonic (Royal Arch?) apron, and Masonic collar. Both apron and collar are ornately embroidered. Apron has top and bottom fringe; all-seeing eye above top fringe; three columns between two fringes. Collar has four stars; two each with six and seven points. Collar is fringed, with four hanging tassels. Photograph has gilt, double-lined border around edge. Handwritten on back in brown ink is "Isaac Warner / Father of John Warner / Husband of Mary Tyler / Acton. / Later / Mary J. Cowgill wife / of Isaac Jones Cowgill."



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