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Sketch of Liberty Lodge Banner
1840-1890
Unidentified
USA
watercolor, ink and pencil on paper
sheet: 10"h x 15-1/2"w
Gift of Jon Gregory Adams Hill
2016.005.5

Sketch of Liberty Lodge banner. Creases from being folded in half and in thirds. Front shows a white banner with brown-yellow fringe and tassels. Body of banner is decorated with two blue banners that read "Liberty Lodge Beverly / Chartered A.L. June 24 1824." At top center is an all-seeing eye. In the middle is an open Holy Bible with square and compasses on top. Handwritten in pencil below is "Front White Satin / About $60 can do it for a / little less or more as you wish / the work executed + trimmings displayed, but this will be a / neat + well executed banner." The other side shows a white banner with brown-yellow fringe and a G in the center. Lettering above and below the G reads "Liberty Lodge / Beverly." Handwritten in pencil at the bottom is "Back of Banner, Blue Silk."



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