Senior Warden

Title

Senior Warden

Description

Along with his street clothes, the subject of this portrait wears a Senior Warden’s jewel in the shape of a level suspended from his neck. In a Masonic lodge, the Senior Warden is the second-highest ranking officer after the lodge Master. His badge of office, the level, symbolizes equality among lodge brethren.


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Identifier

Museum Purchase, 2001.070.1

Date

1840-1860

Citation

“Senior Warden,” Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library Online Exhibitions, accessed October 26, 2021, https://srmmlonlineexhibitions.omeka.net/items/show/1148.

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