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The VIII Reunion of the Sovereign Grand Commanders of the Americas
1974
Unidentified
Brazil: Rio de Janeiro
photograph on paper
overall: 19-3/4"h x 23-3/4"w
Gift of the Supreme Council, 33º, Ancient Accepted Scottish Rite, Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, USA
2015.033.113

Color photograph of the Sovereign Grand Commanders of the Americas. Image shows thirty-seven men in three rows, the front row sitting, in a lodge room. The men wear Masonic collars, caps, sashes aprons, and jewels. A large framed painting is on wall behind men and a row of flags stand behind the second row. A seal stamp on the upper proper left corner reads in outer ring "VII REUNIAO DOS SOB: GR: COMl DE AMERICAS: RIO DE JANEIRO--BRASIL: 19/23 DE AGOSTO DE 1974." On inner ring it reads "Sup: Cons: DO GR: 33° DO R: E: A: A: PARA A REPUBLICA FEDERATIVA DO BRASIL —." A double headed eagle is at center. On reverse, the names of commanders are printed with the stamp seal at lower proper right side. There is some yellowing at borders on reverse.