Men in Fraternal Regalia

Title

Men in Fraternal Regalia

Description

This portrait shows three men, likely siblings, in fraternal regalia. The man at the far right of this photograph wears an Independent Order of Odd Fellows apron. The figure at the center wears an apron decorated with Masonic symbols. In choosing to be photographed in their fraternal regalia, these men proclaimed that their membership in these groups was an important part of their self-identity.

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Identifier

Special Acquisitions Fund, 84.6

Date

ca. 1850

Citation

“Men in Fraternal Regalia,” Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library Online Exhibitions, accessed August 20, 2022, https://srmmlonlineexhibitions.omeka.net/items/show/1152.

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