Media Information

Collection name:
[NY] - A Art Paintings Etchings Engravings, Etc.
Title :
A55-28; Drawing, by Henry Alexander Ogden, Scottish Rite 27th degree costume
Description :
Original watercolor drawing by Henry Alexander Ogden showing the Scottish Rite's 27th degree costume of 'Sir Herman DeSaltza, the Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights'.
Artifact Date and Number :
1800s, late; A55-28
Accession Date :
1900s, mid
Manufacture Time Period :
MTP5 (1851-1900)
Accession Time Period :
ATP5 (1951-1985)
Card Number :
Nomenclature Term :
Measurements in cm :
L: 35.6 W: 16.7
Materials :
Cardboard; paint; paper; ink; glue; tape remnants
Artifact Scottish Rite Degree and Consistory Name :
ScottishRite; 27th Degree; Commander of the Temple, Chapter of Rose Croix HRDM
Symbols :
Cross; sword
Artifact Manufacturer or Artist :
Henry Alexander Ogden
Manufacturer Location and State :
; NJ
Manufacturer Other :
Henry Alexander Ogden lived from 1856-1936 and is considered to be the ultimate authority on United States Army regalia. Many of his works of art are held at the New York Historical Society.
Associated Names :
Sir Herman DeSaltza; (signature) Henry Alexander Ogden
Donor :
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, Valley of New York
Donor Scottish Rite Degree and Consistory Name :
Donor Other :
Donated by the Grand Lodge Scottish Rite office when they were closing their office at 23rd Street.
Condition :
Details :
Image wearing a white, below-the-knee tunic with a black, Templar cross on the chest with gold fleur-de-lis pattern inside each arm of the cross, in the center is a small shield shape with an eagle. Worn over a long-sleeved chain mail shirt, worn under a long white, red-lined cape with a red cord clasp with tassels at the neck, the cape with a black cross on the cape's upper left. Wearing a sword belt wrapped once around the waist and then attached to a sword in a leather scabbard with gold accents. Wearing chain mail boots with spurs and a leather accent on top of the foot, wearing a flat-topped, slightly flared black hat at the neck. The back has handwritten directions as to how costume should look, with a note added indicating the name of the person who would be wearing the costume. It was framed with plastic front and back, held at sides with black tape and with costume instructions typed and glued to the back.
AIS details :
Numerous costume drawings by Henry Alexander Ogden
Associated In Storage Number :
Display :
Storage Location :
Photography Information :
Camera: Canon Digital Rebel EOS; Lighting: Eiko Supreme Photoflood ECA 120 volt; Editing: Adobe Photoshop; Rule: 1 centimeter black white ruler; Photographer: Catherine M. Walter; Image, Data and Research: Courtesy of the Chancellor Robert R Livingston Masonic Library of Grand Lodge, New York
Date created :
Date modified :
Filename :

A55-28; Drawing, by Henry Alexander Ogden, Scottish Rite 27th degree costume