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Unidentified Man Wearing Fraternal Regalia
1860-1869
F. Jas. Evans
USA: Pennsylvania, York
carte-de-visite
Gfit in memory of Jacques Noel Jacobsen
2008.039.41

Sepia-toned, hand colored fraternal carte-de-visite photograph. Full length portrait of a man with mustache standing and wearing a black coat and cape, black pants, dark shoes, black hat or helmet, white shirt, and a black tie. Both the coat and the cape have pinkish red trim with a dentil pattern. The man has one sword hanging from his belt, and has another sword in his right hand, pointed downward, but at an angle and behind his right foot. His hat or helmet is black, with a striped and spotted pattern, and red and blue feathers on top. To the right of the man (the left side of the photograph) is a cushioned chair, which is situated in front of a dark curtain. Printed in pinkish red on the back is "F. Jas. Evans, / Photographer. / No. 3 South George Street. / York, PA. / Copies of this Picture can be had at reduced rates / by sending name."



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