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Thomas Scott
1860-1869
T. Pope
Great Britain: England, Birmingham
carte-de-visite
Gift in memory of Jacques Noel Jacobsen
2008.038.30

Black and white fraternal carte-de-visite photograph. Three-quarter length portrait of seated man wearing black coat and pants, white shirt, bow tie, and fraternal collar. Man has both mustache and beard. Collar is dark, with a lighter border and fringe; collar is decorated with various fraternal symbols, including an eight-pointed star. Two tassels hang from its clasp. Subject is seated on a chair with leather cushions on the seat and the back. Below the image is handwritten in black ink "Fraternally yours, Thos Scott." Also below the image is printed in black "T. Pope Photo." Printed in black on the back is a quatrefoil motif and the text '"Secure the shadow, ere the substance fade" / T. Pope, / Artist & Photographer, / Town Hall Cambers, / 86 New St. / Birmingham / opposite to the Society of Artists / This or any other Carte can be Reduced or / Enlarged to any size & Painted in Water or Oil. / Copies of this Carte can be obtained at any time / by sending the number. / No.", followed by a dotted line.



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