Salted paper print, 1856
With Paine's signature and inscription "Truly your friend," birth date and location (East Randolph, Mass.) handwritten in brown ink on opposing page. Paine was a member of the Skull and Bones Society, and this photograph shows him wearing the Society's insignia pin in the center of his cravat. Paine became a professor of Ecclesiastical History at the Bangor Theological Seminary, founded in 1814.