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Front row, from left: 1. Masonic Lodge certificate from Union Lodge, Danbury, Connecticut, 1782. Designed and engraved by Brother Paul Revere of Boston. 2. The Constitutions of the Freemasons. Produced in 1734 by Brother Benjamin Franklin, this is the first Masonic book printed in the New World. 3. Lodge meeting summons, Lodge 2, Philadelphia, 1797.

Back row, from left: 1. Anti-masonic poster for a fake Masonic event held by notorious anti-Mason Avery Allyn, in Boylston Hall, Harvard, in the 1840s or 1850s. 2. “The Mysteries that here are Shown are only to a Mason known,” English Masonic print, produced by Brother William Tringham, West Smithfield, 1755.