Ladies Night Reading Consistory

Description (Brief):

Folding pocket mirror made of ivory-grained celluloid. Printing in black reads "Ladies Night Reading Consistory" and has the image of a double-headed eagle with a triangle on its chest and the number 32. Below it is a banner reading "spes mea in deo est," which means "My hope is in God."

Description (Brief)

This is likely a favor from a consistory of the Thirty-Second Degree, or Sublime Princes of the Royal Secret in the Ancient and Accepted Rite Scottish Rite of Reading, Pa. A branch of freemasonry, the group uses the word "consistory" in place of the word "meeting."

Date Made: 1922

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: Fraternal AssociationsFreemasonry


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Exhibition Location:

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2006.0098.1162Accession Number: 2006.0098Catalog Number: 2006.0098.1162

Object Name: pocket mirror

Physical Description: cellulose nitrate (overall material)glass (front material)Measurements: overall: 11.5 cm x 5 cm x .7 cm; 4 1/2 in x 1 15/16 in x 1/4 inoverall-folded: 3/8 in x 2 in x 2 1/2 in; .9525 cm x 5.08 cm x 6.35 cm


Record Id: nmah_1333529

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