Media Information

 
 
 
Collection name:
[NY] - A Art Paintings Etchings Engravings, Etc.
Record:
Title:
A64-100; Print, auction catalog, George Washington
Description:
George Washington, circa 1795; civilian suit; Reproduction of painting by Gilbert Stuart; Turned left, eyes on viewer.
Artifact Date and Number:
1900s, early; A64-100
Accession Date:
1942
Manufacture Time Period:
MTP6 (1901-1950)
Accession Time Period:
ATP4 (1926-1950)
Not Masonic:
NonMasonic
Card Number:
1465
Nomenclature Term:
Print
Materials:
Paper; ink (black)
Associated Names:
Gilbert Stuart
Owner or Subject:
Subject: George Washington
Owner or Subject Lodge Name Number Location and State:
Fredericksburg Lodge No. 4; Fredericksburg; VA
Owner or Subject Royal Arch Chapter Name and Number:
RoyalArch; Believed to have been a Royal Arch Mason.
Owner or subject Date Born:
1732, February 22; (1732, February 11; old calendar; The different dates reflect the fact that England did not adopt the Gregorian calendar until 1752. Much of Europe had already adopted the Gregorian calendar in the 1500-s, the rest slowly changing over. When adopted in England, riots broke out because of the days lost changing from the Julian calendar.)
Owner or subject Date Raised:
1753, August 4
Owner or subject Date Died:
1799, December 14
Owner or Subject Other:
George Washington was the first President of the United States (1789-1797), and Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War (1775-1781). He served as Master of the Fredericksburg Lodge from 1788 until his death in 1799. He was Initiated as an Entered Apprentice on November 4th, 1752, Passed the Fellowcraft degree on March 3, 1753 and was Raised as a Master Mason on August 4, 1753.
Donor:
Charles Looney; Right Worshipful
Donor Lodge Name Number Location and State:
Duke of Clarence Lodge No. 171; Dublin; Ireland
Donor Royal Arch Chapter Name and Number:
RoyalArch; Israel Chapter No. 126; Past High Priest
Donor Affiliated Lodge Name Number Location and State:
Continental Lodge No. 287; New York; NY
Donor Grand Lodge Office and Year:
GrandLodge-Office; Grand Steward; 1908; 1909
Donor Date Born:
1865
Donor Date Raised:
1898, January 19
Donor Date Died:
1937, March 24
Donor Other:
Master of Continental Lodge No. 287 in 1905, 1906 and 1928. Served as Chaplain of the Lodge in 1918. Upon Right Worshipful Charles Looney's death, his wife Mrs. Ida M. Looney created the Charles Looney Memorial Collection by donating a large number of artifacts he had accumulated. She then actively continued to find new artifacts, adding them to the Collection. She donated a large amount of medals, bookplates, engravings, letter-s and memorabilia in 1942, and continued donating pieces until her death on March 6, 1958.
See Biography Page:
George Washington
Condition:
2
Details:
From the Charles Looney Engraving Collection; Three sets of staple holes along left side, below image is "Lot 51. Genl Washington, by Gilbert Stuart."
Display:
No
Storage Location:
CLEC
No Further Data:
X
Photography Information:
Scanner: Minolta PS 7000; Editing: Adobe Photoshop; Scanned by: Catherine M. Walter; Image, Data and Research: Courtesy of the Chancellor Robert R Livingston Masonic Library of Grand Lodge, New York
Date created:
12/21/05
Date modified:
10/1/12
Filename:
196.jpg

A64-100; Print, auction catalog, George Washington