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

Subject:

See more items in: Medicine and Science: Chemistry, Celluloid, Clothing & Accessories

Exhibition:

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

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-7647-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1333529

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.