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Unidentified Masonic Knights Templar Member
1870-1900
James
USA: Iowa, Des Moines
Cabinet card
overall: 6-3/8"h x 4-1/4"w x 1/8"d
Gift of Jacques Noel Jacobsen Jr.
2009.053.2

Sepia-toned cabinet card photograph mounted on white cardboard with gold edge. Full-length portrait of an unidentified man wearing a Masonic Knights Templar uniform. He wears dark pants and shoes with a dark coat. Coat has three vertical rows of buttons down front, buttons at cuffs, and epaulettes at shoulders. He wears a sword belt and has a scabbard hanging off on one side. He holds his sword pointing straight up on the other side. Subject has a mustache and wears a Knights Templar hat with plume and Christian cross at front center. Stamped in gold at bottom is "James Superior Finish Des Moines Iowa."