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Part of Frieze from Boston Masonic Temple Egyptian Hall
ca. 1867
Attributed to Lucas Haberstroh (d. 1883)
USA: Massachusetts, Boston
Paint on plaster
backing board: 9-1/4"h x 11"w; frame: 11-1/2"h x 13-1/4"w x 1-1/4"d
Loaned by the Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts
GL2004.9541

Framed painting showing a seated figure with a ceramic pot. Reddish wood frame. Handwritten pencil inscription on the back reads, "Frieze from Egyptian Hall / Masonic Temple Boston / 1867 to 1895."


For further information, see Newell, Aimee, et.al., "Curiosities of the Craft: Treasures from the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts Collection", 2013, p. 120-121.