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A Worshipful Master

Photo credit: Museum of Freemasonry

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This portrait is believed to be Sir Lionel Darell (1742–1803), 1st Baronet of Richmond Hill. He is wearing the Masonic collar of Royal Somerset House and Inverness Lodge No. 4, of which he was Master, or Ruler, in 1795. He is also wearing a medal known as the Hall Medal, which was given to lodges and individuals who contributed to the building of the first Freemasons’ Hall in London in 1780.

Museum of Freemasonry

London


Medium

oil on canvas

Measurements

H 76 x W 61 cm

Accession number

PCF2010.64

Acquisition method

unknown acquisition method

Work type

Painting

Inscription description

A WORSHIPFUL MASTER Painted by JOHN HOPPNER, R.A. (1758-1810)


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Museum of Freemasonry

Freemasons' Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London, Greater London WC2B 5AZ England

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