Jewels in Blue

A Past Master’s Jewel from London
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Jewels in Blue

Cyanotype of a Past Master’s Jewel made for Otis E. Weld, 33°. Probably Boston, Massachusetts. Loaned by The Grand Lodge of Masons in Massachusetts, GL2004.10643g. In 1842, British scientist and astronomer Sir John Herschel (1792-1871) invented the cyanotype process—a photographic…


Source: National Heritage Museum