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Masonic Memorial

Masonic Memorial

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Description (Brief)
Black and white print of a large group of famous Masons, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, and others, wearing their Masonic aprons, and dressed in different period clothing. They are standing inside a lodge room. Washington's apron has masonic symbols on it. While Jefferson had several connections to freemasondry there is no evidnece that he was a freemason.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
lithograph
Object Type
Lithograph
date made
1860
Phenix, Thomas
depicted
Washington, George
Jefferson, Thomas
Jackson, Andrew
maker
Inger, Christian
Duval, Williams & Duval
place made
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements
image: 15 3/16 in x 21 1/8 in; 38.57625 cm x 53.6575 cm
overall: 18 1/4 in x 23 3/4 in; 46.355 cm x 60.325 cm
ID Number
DL.60.2578
catalog number
60.2578
accession number
228146
Credit Line
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
subject
Patriotism and Patriotic Symbols
Chronology: 1860-1869
Uniforms, fraternal
Fraternal Associations
Freemasonry
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Peters Prints
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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