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Right Honourable Arthur Oliver Villiers Russell (1869–1935), 2nd Baron Ampthill, GCSI, GCIE

Photo credit: Museum of Freemasonry

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Arthur (1869–1935), 2nd Baron Ampthill, was Pro Grand Master of the United Grand Lodge of England, the governing body of Freemasonry in England and Wales, from 1908 to 1935. The Pro Grand Master is the representative of the Grand Master when he is unable to attend meetings. Lord Ampthill was Acting Viceroy of India from April to December 1904, and is pictured here wearing that uniform underneath the mantle of a Knight Grand Commander of the Order of the Star of India.

Museum of Freemasonry





oil on canvas


H 239 x W 145.5 cm (E)

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commissioned by the United Grand Lodge of England, 1925

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Inscription description

Arthur Oliver Villers Russell. 2ND BARON AMPTHILL, G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E. Pro Grand Master 1908-1935.'


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