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Masonic Stamp Collage
1929
John J. Buechler
USA
ink and paper on paper
overall 15-11/16h x 9-7/16w x 1/16"d
Gift of Albert K. Resnick
2013.051

Masonic stamp collage. Brown paper with stamps cut out to form design and applied. At top are letters spelling "United States" applied on top of pink, blue and yellow flowers. Below each letter is a gold five-point star. At center is a stamp with George Washington. Below Washington are portraits of six presidents who were Freemasons cut from stamps. At center is a square and compasses emblem formed out of stamps. There is a G in the center and the letters J and B below the square. At the bottom are four rows of portraits of presidents cut from stamps, along with two historical scenes cut from stamps. Signed in ink at lower right corner, "John J. Buechler / 1929."