The Structure of Freemasonry
Description
Media Type
Object
Item Types
Pictures
Devotional images
Description
Framed inscribed pictorial on marble, entitled "The Structure of Freemasonry". The picture shows two sets of stairs that begin and end together, symbolizing Masonic hierarchy for both Scottish Rite (30 steps, or degrees) and York Rite (10 degrees). Each degree has a name and teaches a moral. Among figures standing on left, on the steps of Scottish Rite: King Solomon, King Cyrus, George Washington, Sultan and on right: Temple workman, Past Master, Israel Tribesman, High Priest of Jews, King Hiram of Tyre, Knight of Malta, Knight Templar.
Under the arch, there are organizations allied to freemasonry: Grotto, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Job's Daughters or Rainbow Girls; Order of Eastern Star; Order of DeMolay.
Inscriptions
"Donor: W. Bro. D. M. Gorham, Niagara Lodge, No. 2. Date: 1981"
Subject(s)
Local identifier
NML00022
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
Location of Original
Colin K. Duquemin Masonic Museum
Niagara Lodge #2 A.F. & A.M., G.R.C.
153 King Street, Niagara on the Lake, Ontario
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The Museum was named after Bro. Colin Duquemin for his work in preserving masonic past.
It is home to many artifacts from Niagara district, including regalia, books, certificates,
and masonic documents.
Contact
Niagara-on-the-Lake Public Library
Emaillocalhistory@notlpl.orgWebsite
Agency street/mail address
10 Anderson Lane P.O. Box 430
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON L0S 1J0
905-468-2023
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The Structure of Freemasonry


Framed inscribed pictorial on marble, entitled "The Structure of Freemasonry". The picture shows two sets of stairs that begin and end together, symbolizing Masonic hierarchy for both Scottish Rite (30 steps, or degrees) and York Rite (10 degrees). Each degree has a name and teaches a moral. Among figures standing on left, on the steps of Scottish Rite: King Solomon, King Cyrus, George Washington, Sultan and on right: Temple workman, Past Master, Israel Tribesman, High Priest of Jews, King Hiram of Tyre, Knight of Malta, Knight Templar.
Under the arch, there are organizations allied to freemasonry: Grotto, Tall Cedars of Lebanon, Job's Daughters or Rainbow Girls; Order of Eastern Star; Order of DeMolay.