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Interior view of the New Masonic Temple, Phila.
Library Company of Philadelphia
Record number: 000038003
Series of titled interior views of the New Masonic Temple in Philadelphia include, "Norman Room, west," "Norman Room, east," "Ionic Room, east," "Lobby to the Grand Chamber," "Grand Chamber Room, east," "Lobby to Grand Lodge," "Grand Lodge Room, south," "Egyptian Room, west," "Grand Lodge Room, west," and "Library". Views depict the furniture and architectural details of various rooms within the temple, including rows of benches, high-backed chairs, large chandeliers, ornate carpet, desks, and bookshelves. Designed by James H. Windrim, Philadelphia's Masonic Hall, located at Broad and Filbert Streets, was dedicated in 1873, but many of the interior rooms were not completed until decades later.