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Initiation Gallery

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Choose from 125 pictures in our Initiation collection for your Wall Art or Photo Gift. Popular choices include Framed Prints, Canvas Prints, Posters and Jigsaw Puzzles. All professionally made for quick delivery.


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Brotherley Surveillance

After the Paris Commune, the Lodge of Perfect Equality set traps for individuals suspected of insurrection under the pretext of initiations. On leaving the lodge, if they were found guilty by having boasted of having shot people, they were stopped and sent away. Date: 1890s

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1890s, Freemasons, Groups, Initiation, Pretext, Social, Societies, Suspect, Suspected, Trap

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Initiation of the Great Patriarch

"Be like the star which announces the coming of the day; show the world the light; in the sacred name of Lucifer, eradicate obscuratim" cries the President to the recipient, who is kneeling before a golden cloud symbolising the star. Date: 1890s

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1890s, Ceremony, Cloud, Freemasons, Golden, Groups, Initiation, Social, Societies, Star

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Early Trade Union C1835

Initiation into a TRADE UNION - due to official hostility (unionists were perceived as revolutionaries) the earliest unions conducted themselves like secret societies

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1835, Circa, Conditions, Conducted, Due, Earliest, Historical, History, Hostility, Industry, Initiation, Official, Perceived, Revolutionaries, Secret, Societies, Trade, Trades, Union, Unionists, Unions, Working