Freemasonry and the French Revolution: Napoleonic French Apron

French Masonic apron, hand coloured, c 1805, with a design influenced by Napoleon’s Egyptian campaign. On the two pillars are Joseph Bonaparte and Cambacères, two leading freemasons of the period. The apron is currently on display in the Freemasonry and the French Revolution exhibition which runs until 18th December 2009./—/

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For further details about the exhibition please see events page.