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08115 Fraternal Garb – 1/6th plate ambrotype of
a man with a ruff beard wearing a red-tinted
mortarboard and robe. The mortarboard has a
large tassel and insignia on it. The front edge of
the robe is lined with what appears to be white
fur, and the large sleeves have stripes
reminiscent of academic robes. He also wears a
short apron with a gold-tinted border and design.
A small, red-tinted rose lies in the middle of a
gold circle, and two gold numbers are at the top
of the design. Some thin scratches are on the
plate. Full case. $475