Tuesday 25th April at 4.30 p.m. – Harrow
the Annual Norman Moore Lecture:-
“Masonic Caricatures: For Fun or Malice – 300 Years Of English Satirical Prints”
This talk covers the last 300 years of Freemasonry in England as represented in some malicious others amusing, satirical illustrations by artists both famed and unknown.
It is not intended as a comprehensive catalogue and the approach taken is chronological.
Most of the prints mentioned are recorded, notably in the British Museum Satirical Prints catalogue and they have been the subject of extended articles.
Yasha Beresiner was born in Turkey in 1940 and is a Law Graduate of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1968).
He moved to England in 1969 and after an extended career as a legal consultant was appointed a Director of Stanley Gibbons Ltd, the stamp magnates and in 1983 he set up his own international collectors’ company.
He is a qualified City of London Guide (Editor of their quarterly publication) and a Past Master (2001/2) of the Worshipful Company of Makers of Playing Cards, founded in 1628.
He is an accredited NADFAS lecturer and a prolific author.
In addition to a dozen books on a range of subjects, his articles have appeared in specialised collectors’ and other magazines throughout Europe, and the Americas.
His book ‘English County Maps’ won the British Library Association award: ‘Best Reference work for 1988’.
Harrow District Masonic Centre,
Northwick Circle, Kenton,
Harrow, Middlesex, HA3 0EL
This will prove to be a very popular meeting and early booking is strongly recommended.
Dining Fee £30
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