Past Master’s Jewel Made for Nicholas Roome

Title

Past Master’s Jewel Made for Nicholas Roome

Description

In 1812, Independent Royal Arch Lodge No. 2 presented Nicholas Roome (1775–1824) with this handsome Past Master’s jewel. The engraved jewel represented the lodge’s gratitude for Roome’s leadership of the group from 1809 through 1811. Roome’s jewel cost Independent Royal Arch Lodge $75, a significant sum in 1812.

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Identifier

Gift of Elizabeth Roome Luquer, 85.71

Creator

James Simmons (ca. 1781-1816), New York, New York

Date

1812

Citation

James Simmons (ca. 1781-1816), New York, New York , “Past Master’s Jewel Made for Nicholas Roome,” Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library Online Exhibitions, accessed October 26, 2021, https://srmmlonlineexhibitions.omeka.net/items/show/1145.

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