Wednesday, October 5, 2011

George Washington as a Freemason

Title: Washington as a Freemason / Strobridge & Gerlach. lithographers, Pike's Opera House, Cincinnati, O. Date Created / Published: c1866. Medium: 1 print : lithograph, color. Summary: George Washington, full-length portrait, standing, facing slightly right, in masonic attire, holding scroll, and trowel; also head-and-shoulders portraits of Lafayette and Andrew Jackson, and biblical scenes.

Reproduction Number: LC-DIG-pga-02796 (digital file from original print) LC-USZC4-4995 (color film copy transparency) LC-USZ62-5532 (b&w film copy neg.) LC-USZCN4-181 (color film copy neg.) Call Number: PGA - Strobridge & Gerlach--Washington ... (D size) [P&P] [P&P] [P&P] Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA

Notes: Copyright by Hines Strobridge (1823 - 1909) & Gerlach.

Subjects: Washington, George,--1732-1799. Jackson, Andrew,--1767-1845. Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier,--Marquis de,--1757-1834. Fraternal organizations--1860-1870.

Format: Lithographs--Color--1860-1870. Portrait prints--1860-1870. Collections: Popular Graphic Arts.

This Image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired. This applies to the United States, where Works published prior to 1923 are copyright protected for a maximum of 75 years. See Circular 1 "COPYRIGHT BASICS" PDF from the U.S. Copyright Office. Works published before 1923 (in this case c1866) are now in the public domain.

George Washington as a Freemason

This file is also in the public domain in countries that figure copyright from the date of death of the artist (post mortem auctoris in this case Hines Strobridge (1823 - 1909), and that most commonly runs for a period of 50 to 70 years from December 31 of that year.

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