Item #CL187-55 [Masonic Gathering Outside Oxford Hotel, King St, Sydney]. William Henry Schroeder, c. Aust.
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[Masonic Gathering Outside Oxford Hotel, King St, Sydney]

c1884. Print-out paper photograph, captioned in pencil in unknown hand with photographer’s line on backing below image, 26.1 x 21.4cm. Repaired tear to image lower right, laid down on original backing.

Captions reads “Nicholas Weekes, Robert Patterson Negus.” Photographer’s line reads “W.H. Schröder & Co., Photographers, 671 George Street, Sydney.”

Accompanying notation suggests this image is a record of a “major Masonic event” held in 1884. Nicholas Weekes, shown in the image, was a grandmaster Mason, chemist by profession, and the Mayor of Manly. He died in office in 1887. Ref: Manly Biographical Dictionary

Item #CL187-55

Price (AUD): $1,350.00  other currencies

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