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John Porter wearing Masonic Pin
ca. 1863
Carte-de-Visite
Overall: 4" h x 2 3/8" w
Gift of Jacques Noel Jacobsen Jr.
2009.021.8

Carte-de-visite photograph of U.S. Navy officer John Porter. He has dark hair, a mustache and mutton-chop sideburns. Subject wears a double-breasted coat with epaulettes, a white shirt and dark tie. There is a Masonic square and compasses pin on his tie. Handwritten on the back in pencil is "John Porter / Lisbon Portugal / Feb. 1863."