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Linn Photo Co.
USA: Michigan, Lansing
photograph on paper
sheet: 7-7/8"h x 9-7/8"w; mat board: 11-15/16"h x 13-7/8"w
IOOF No. 33 Friendship Encampment Band, Lansing, Mich. OBVERSE: Black and white photograph glued to grey mat board backing. Four rows of band members (all men) holding instruments, arranged on front steps of building. At front center, a bass drum with the text, "FRIENDSHIP ENCAMPMENT / [three-link chain symbol] / I.O.O.F. / NO. 33 / LANSING, MICH." with snare drums on either side. Men wear dark uniforms and military-style caps with emblems above brims. In background, several spectators in civilian clothing are seated near entrance of building, which features four columns, three tall double doors, and tall lampposts on either side of stairway. REVERSE: Water stains, marks from where frame nails removed.