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Unidentified Man Wearing Fraternal Collar
1860-1869
Unidentified
carte-de-visite
Gift in memory of Jacques Noel Jacobsen
2008.038.78

Sepia-toned fraternal carte-de-visite photograph. Full length portrait of man standing and wearing a black coat and pants, black shoes, white shirt, black bow tie, and fraternal collar. Collar is dark in color, with lighter border and fringe; it has two five-pointed stars and two rosettes, each with tassels hanging from them. The collar clasp is made up of three concentric circles, and has two tassels hanging from it. The man is resting his hand on a book; the book is on top of an ornate table. Another book is lying open on top of the same table. Below the photograph is handwritten in blue ink "Howard A. Weston." The carte-de-visite has a gilt border on the front side.



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