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Sir James Wilfrid Stubbs (1910–2000), KCVO, PSGW, Grand Secretary (1958–1980)

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Sir James Stubbs (1910–2000) was the Grand Secretary, or Chief Executive, of the United Grand Lodge of England, the governing body of Freemasonry in England and Wales, from 1958 to 1980. The initials that follow his name in the title are both civil and Masonic. The first set (KCVO) denotes his position as Knight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order. The second set (PSGW) denotes his additional role as Past Senior Grand Warden at the United Grand Lodge of England.

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  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    126.5 x 85 cm

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  • Acquisition method

    commissioned by the United Grand Lodge of England, 1963


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