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Sir John Braddick Monckton (1832–1902) served as the President of the Board of General Purposes of the United Grand Lodge of England, the governing body of Freemasonry in England and Wales, from 1874 to 1883. In this portrait he is wearing the regalia of that office. Although it is indistinguishable here, the emblem is the coat of arms of the United Grand Lodge of England. The portrait was presented to Monckton by Buckingham and Chandos Lodge No.
oil on canvas
H 138 x W 110 cm
presented by Sir John Braddick Monckton to the Grand Lodge, 1890
THIS PORTRAIT OF THE R.W. BRO. SIR JOHN B MONCKTON P.G.W & P.P.B.G.P was presented to him in the year 1883, by the Buckingham & Chandos Lodge, No. 1150, of which Lodge he was one of the Founders - Sen.r P.M. & Treasurer. PRESENTED TO GRAND LODGE BY SIR JOHN B MONCKTON, 5TH MARCH 1890. B.S. MARKS. Pinxit'