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Montana Freemason                                              January 2018                                 Volume 94   Number 1
     The  Montana  Freemason  Magazine  is  published  by  and  is
     a  product  of  the  Montana  Masonic  Foundation,  Inc.  Unless
     otherwise noted; articles in this publication express only the
     private opinion or assertion of the writer and do not necessarily
     refl ect the offi  cial position of the Montana Masonic Foundation
     or the Grand Lodge A.F.&A.M. of Montana.
     The Montana Freemason Magazine is provided to members
     of the Grand Lodge of AF&AM of Montana by the Montana
     Masonic Foundation, Inc.

     All material is copyrighted and is the property of the Montana
     Masonic Foundation, Inc., and the authors. © 2012 Montana
     Masonic Foundation, Inc. All rights reserved.

     Articles  may  be  reproduced  or  displayed,  modifi ed  or
     distributed with the permission of the copyright holder. When
     reprinted, articles should note: “Reprinted with permission of
     The Montana Freemason Magazine.”

     The  Editorial  staff   invites  contributions  in  the  form  of
     informative articles, reports, news and other timely information
     (of about 350 to 1000 words in length) that broadly relate to
     general  Masonry.  Submissions  must  be  typed  or  preferably
     provided in MS Word format, and all photographs or images
     sent as a JPG fi le. Only original or digital photos or graphics
     that support the submission are accepted. Articles are subject
     to editing and Peer Review. No compensation is permitted for   Cover
     any article or photographs, or other materials submitted for
     publication. All photographs must be identifi ed as to who took
     the photo and the names of the individuals who may appear in   The  exterior  side  of  the  “Bronze  Doors”  leading
     the photo. E-mail all photos and articles to the address below.  into  the  Grand Temple,  Freemasons’ Hall,  London.
                                                              In 1933, each door was cast in one piece, weighing
                                                              1.25 tons and 12ft by 4 ft . Elements of the design:
                                                              Top two panels: left: the Ark brought to the Temple;
                                                              right: likewise the seven-branched candlesticks. Left
                                                              downwards: the vessels of gold and silver come from
                                                              beyond  the  desert;  the  stone  conveyed  by  oxen  to
                                                              Jerusalem; the stones hewn in the quarry and worked
                                                              and numbered by the Giblites. Right downwards: the
                                                              weaving  sheds  beyond  the  great  rivers;  the  timber
                                                              felled in the forest of Lebanon and conveyed by float
                                                              from Tyre to Joppa; the metals fused and cast in the
                                                              plains of Zeradath. Conceived and designed by Walter
                                                              Gilbert  (a  Freemason),  modeled  by  Donald  Gilbert
                                                              and bronze casting by H. H. Martyn of Cheltenham.











       Please direct all articles and correspondence to :

       Reid Gardiner, Editor
       The Montana Freemason Magazine
       PO Box 1158
       Helena, MT 59624-1158
       (406) 442-7774
       rgardiner@grandlodgemontana.org

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