Exposure of the Sons of Malta

Exposure of the Sons of Malta—opening scene in a lodge—brethren in gowns and cowls—knights in armor—blue, red and green fire
The sign of salute to the grand master after the candidate has passed the outer door

The sign of “distress!” “I want a drink!”
The “grip” of a Son of Malta

Exposure of the Sons of Malta—Horsing the candidate—‘Upon this I was made to stride; a pummel being in front of me, which I was told to hold on to, as the horse (!) kicked!’—note by a victim
SourceFrank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper (https://archive.org/details/franklesliesillu00lesl/page/n129/mode/1up)