This 19 November 2007 photo shows a 1942

This 19 November 2007 photo shows a 1942 painting by John Melius of George Washington laying the cornerstone of the US Capitol on 18 September 1793, displayed at the headquarters of the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry,Southern jurisdiction, USA in Washington, DC. George Washington wears a Masonic apron and sash and wields the Mason’s gavel during the laying of the cornerstone. The three men to Washington’s right hold corn for prosperity, wine for happiness and oil for peace. The headquarters in the nation?s capital has been the national headquarters of the Supreme Council since 1915. AFP PHOTO/TIM SLOAN (Photo credit should read TIM SLOAN/AFP/Getty Images)

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