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Masonic Knights Templar Member
1860-1869
G.M. Greene
USA: Illinois, Wilmington
Photograph on paper mounted on board
Gfit in memory of Jacques Noel Jacobsen
2008.039.56

Sepia-toned Masonic Knights Templar carte-de-visite photograph. Full length portrait of a man with a bushy beard standing next to a table. The man is wearing a black frock coat and pants, black shoes, white shirt, and Knights Templar gauntlets, sash or baldric, and sword belt. His gauntlets are white, with a cross on each. His sash is white, with a black border. His belt is black, with a rectangular buckle, and a sword hanging from his left side. The man's right hand is resting on top of the table, which has a gray tablecloth with a floral pattern on it. His chapeau-de-bras is on the table; it is black, with a cross on the side, and black and white feathers on top. There is a gilt, double-lined border running around the edge of the CDV. Printed in black on the back is "G.M. Greene, / Photographer, Wilmington, Ill. / Duplicates furnished at any time / by sending name."



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