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Masonic Certificate
  • Paul Revere, artist
    1735–1818
    born: Boston, Province of Massachusetts Bay, Great Britain (present-day Massachusetts, United States) ; died: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    E. O'Brien, printer
  • Masonic Certificate, 1796
  • Where object was made: United States
  • engraving, restrike
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 315 x 245 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 3/8 x 9 5/8 in
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 345 x 246 mm
    Plate Mark/Block Dimensions: 13 9/16 x 9 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 522 x 375 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 20 9/16 x 14 3/4 in
  • Gift of Ruth Fine
  • Not on display
  • 2017.0009
Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Calligraphic text above a mother and three children. The mother gestures toward a slate with lines for signatures. Two columns topped with statues enclose the scene. An angel, teh sun, and the moon are visible int eh sky.