Objects

Unidentified Masonic Knights Templar Member
1870-1920
M.C. Harriman
USA: New Jersey, Elizabeth
Cabinet card - photograph on cardboard
overall:6-1/2"h x 4-1/4"w x 1/16"d
Museum purchase
2014.014.2

Sepia-tone cabinet card photograph of unidentified member of Masonic Knights Templar. Three-quarter-length portrait of man with beard and mustache. He wears a Knights Templar uniform and chapeau-de-bras with plumes. He also wears gloves and a sash with a star-shaped medallion and cross. He wears a sword belt with sword at his waist and has a ribbon badge pinned to his coat. The subject stands in front of a wallpapered wall. Photograph is attached to a dark-colored card that is stamped in gold along the bottom "M.C. Harriman / 96 Broad Street / Elizabeth, N.J." Decorative gold border on the back with a shield emblem in the center. Lettering reads "Harriman / Artist / Elizabeth, N.J. / Dupllicates of this picture can be had at any time."



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