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Unidentified Scottish Masonic Past Master
1860-1869
J.B. MacNair
Scotland: Glasgow
carte-de-visite
Gift in memory of Jacques Noel Jacobsen
2008.038.15

Hand-tinted carte-de-visite photograph. Full length portrait of unidentified man standing. Subject is wearing a beige three piece suit, white shirt, bow tie, shoes, and Masonic sash and apron. Sash is blue, with stitched border. Apron is blue and white, with fringed flap; past master's symbol on the flap. The man is standing with his left arm resting on a podium covered by a reddish curtain; his right hand is touching a gilt chair with a green cushion and back. The rug that he is standing on is green. Behind the man is a tan-colored wall. Below the portrait is printed "J.B. MacNair Photo." Printed on the back in blue ink is "J.B. MacNair / Artist and Photographer / 11. West Nile Street / Glasgow / All kinds of Pictures copied, reduced / or enlarged & furnished in oil or water colors. / Miniatures for Brooches, lockets etc. / Duplicates may be had at reduced Prices. Handwritten on the back in black is Father / Free Mason."



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