Hiram Abiff. / The "Widow's Son--Grand Master of Ancient Masonry. [Silver albumen cabinet print, copy of drawing, 19th century.]
Pacific Art Union
Silver albumen on paper
1 item, 6-1/2" x 4-1/4"
On verso: "WM. SHEW'S / NEW / PHOTOGRAPHIC ESTABLISHMENT. / 145 Kearny Street, / SAN FRANCISCO." On recto under photograph: "Photographic copy of the Original Life-size Pencil painted Portrait, executed by those celebrated Spirit Artists, WELLA and / PET ANDERSON, when in the unconscious 'trance' condition. Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1874, ... by the PACIFIC ART UNION of San Francisco, Cal. inc. [sic] March 1874."