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Loyal Orange Legion Chart
ca. 1870
Currier & Ives
USA: New York, New York City
Hand-colored lithograph on paper
mat: 19-1/4"h x 14-1/4"w; sheet: 15-3/4"h x 11-7/8"w
Special Acquisitions Fund

Loyal Orange Legion chart, hand-colored lithograph; central design of columns and arch topped by faith, hope, and charity, reades "HOLINESS TO THE LORD / OB / L"; pavement, steps and many Masonic symbols including: Euclid's 47th problem, beehive, hourglass, sword, ark, dove, anchor, all-seeing eye, etc.; Wiliam of Orange mounted on a horse and inscription "The Glorious Memory / 1688 and 1690"; bottom reads "NEW YORK, PUBLISHED BY CURRIER & IVES, 125 NASSAU ST."; reverse stamped "B. J. SHORT / IMPORTED PICTURES, / 6 BURROUGHS PL., BOSTON."