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Photographs of 64 Members of Altemont Lodge, Peterborough, New Hampshire
1861
George H. Scripture
USA: New Hampshire, Peterborough
metal, wood, glass, tintype, ambrotype, Plexiglas
frame: 21-3/4"h x 38-1/4"w x 1-3/4"d
Museum Purchase [vendor: Brett A. Downer]
2001.063

Framed set of sixty-four photographic (tintypes, ambrotypes and daguerreotypes) portraits of men (Masonic lodge members). The photographs are individually framed within a larger frame and show bust-length portraits of men. The center tintype shows an altar, open bible and square and compasses. There is one portrait missing near the lower proper right corner. On reverse of fifty-seven of the photographs it notes the initial and/or name of man and age in black ink. The frame is wooden and on the reverse of frame is a rectangular piece of Plexiglas mounted with screws over the backs of the photographs.



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