Membership certificate

Collection Type

  • Ephemera

Date

1819

GUSN

GUSN-18491

Description

Masonic print in a 1 1/4 in. gilt frame given by the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts to William Carr. In the engraving, a large eye in the sky has rays radiating from it. Two classical figures on two columns hold a banner that reads: "To the Fraternity, Peace and Good Fellowship". Two scrolls hang from bars suspended between three columns.

Details

Descriptive Terms

certificates
engraving (printing process)
paper (fiber product)
Unidentified Paper
Stipple Engraved
Masonic Symbol
Masonic
Certificate, Membership

Inscription

Printed beneath engraving: ""Drawn by Penninam & Mills/ Engraved by Annin & Smith, Boston./ 12 Court St."" Left script hanging between two columns reads: ""William Carr/ to whom we have granted these letters,/ was admitted to the Third Degree of/ Masonry in Village Lodge/ on the 19th day of, --- A.L. 5818/ Distinguished for his virtues and/ fidelity to the Craft.....""--see worksheet for further inscription on front regarding William Carr and the Grand Lodge.

Associated Building

Original to Castle Tucker (Wiscasset, Me.),

Maker

Penninam & Mills (Artist)
Annin & Smith (Engraver)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

19 x 14.375 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Jane S. Tucker

Accession Number

1998.515

Places

Massachusetts (United States)